Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium
Sapporo

Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium

Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium and Observatory Standing at 90 meters high, the Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium was the glory of Japan during the 1972 Winter Olympics. We didn’t know what to expect because we didn’t plan to come here on our itinerary. But we knew it was a tourist attraction near the Hokkaido Shrine so …

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Hokkaido Shrine
Sapporo

Hokkaido Shrine

The Shrine of Emperor Meiji, Hokkaido Shrine No visit to Japan would be complete without visiting a shrine. Hokkaido Shrine is one of the oldest shinto shrine constructed in 1871, and enshrines the sould of Emperor Meiji. Located at Maruyama Park, it is the main Shrine of Hokkaido and a popular spot for tourists and …

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Sapporo Jyogai Ichiba
Sapporo

Sapporo Jyogai Ichiba

The Sapporo Central Wholesale Seafood Market Hokkaido is well known for its freshest seafood. In Sapporo, the largest and most well known market is the Sapporo Jyogai Ichiba (also known as Sapporo Central Wholesale Seafood Market, or Curb Market). For those who are interested, there is a tour of the auctions at the wholesale market, …

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