Visit the Snow Festival
Sapporo is known for its gorgeous winter landscapes. Each year in February the city hosts a snow festival where you can truly enjoy the authentic winter. You also get to see some wonderful ice sculptures!
See the seasons change
If you wish to experience the four seasons, Sapporo is a wonderful destination due to its northern location. Whether you wish to see winter landscapes, smell cherry blossoms, go to summer festivals or witness autumn foliage, Sapporo has all of it.
Have a taste of the traditional
“The City of Food” Sapporo is known for its delicious ramen and refreshing beer. Stop for a minute to enjoy local Hokkaido produce like delicious soups and seafood. Don’t forget to try their local soft ice cream!
Sapporo is surrounded by hills that offer wonderful opportunities for stargazing and sightseeing. You can climb on top of Mount Hakodate or Mount Moiwa, for example, to have a look at the stars – or the city lights!
Catch a breath of fresh air in the park
Get to know Hokkaido’s history and nature by visiting a gorgeous park or two in Sapporo. You can, for example, visit the breath-taking botanical garden of the Hokkaido University campus.