First held in 1958, the Sapporo Marathon originally started out as a full marathon. From 1986, the race was turned into the half marathon, where it remains as one of the most famous sporting events in Sapporo. There are around 15,000 participants. The half marathon starts and finishes in Makomanai Read More ….
Hitsujigaoka which literally means, “Hill of Sheep”, was first developed in 1906 as a cattle breeding station, and then sheep breeding was introduced in 1919. At its peak it was the home to 2,000 sheep. The hill now, is the home to the famous statue of Dr. William Clark, and Read More ….
If you are looking for a hearty meal, this is the place for you! Hokutosei restaurant serves up a delicious hamburger patty in a rich sauce with your liking of extras in typical Hokkaido fashion! Take your pick of toppings, from melted cheese, thick slices of bacon, egg or vegetables. Read More ….
Opened in 2001 and with seating for up to 54,000 people, Sapporo Dome is the biggest stadium in Hokkaido. It is a unique stadium that is used primarily for baseball games and football matches. It is also used for large concerts for big name bands on the occasions they tour Read More ….
The Hokkaido Museum, also known as Mori-no-Charenga was opened in 2015. This 2 story building replaces the old Historical Museum and joins the Ainu Research Culture Centre. The museum is open to the public and introduces a look into the history, culture and nature of Hokkaido. It researches the relationship Read More ….
The Centennial Memorial Tower was constructed in 1970. It was built as part of Hokkaido’s Centennial Project and was in honor of the people who built and turned Hokkaido into what it is today. It is also a symbol of future accomplishment. It is located in the vast Nopporo Forest Read More ….