Spending time in Sapporo・Sightseeing

Enjoying your Sapporo sightseeing

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With a blend of city & nature, Sapporo offers a relaxing time for your body and mind

Abundant greenery, the beautiful scenery of Hokkaido, the highest quality fresh vegetables and seafood are also available in addition to famous national landmarks. Sapporo is filled with northern grown nature and culture and a large variety of highlights and appeal. Find yourself enjoying the true pleasure of travel in the charming towns of the north.

How to spend your first day

DAY.1

AM10:00

Arriving at JR Sapporo station!

Starting your Sapporo trip! Storing your luggage at the hotel immediately

Located in the heart of Sapporo’s city center, the station is connected by an underground passage to the Susukino area which is lively and filled with people. Hotel Hokke Club Sapporo is approximately a 5 minute walk away. Store your luggage before checking-in and your trip begins!

AM10:15

Sapporo Clock Tower

See the landmark the continues to announce the time to the streets of Sapporo with your own eyes

The Clock Tower was originally conceived as a performance hall for the Sapporo Agricultural College by founding vice-principal William Smith Clark and built in 1878. It has been designated as an important cultural asset of Japan due to it’s characteristic wooden architectural style influenced by the airship construction of the pioneering period American Mid-West. Inside where he was stationed, there is also a famous commemorative photo of Vice-Principal Clark sat upon an ottoman.

Information

Address
1-2, Jonishi, Kita Chuo-ku, Sapporo
Telephone Number
011-231-0838
Distance from hotel
Approximately 3 minute walk

PM11:00

Sapporo Ramen Republic

A large gathering of those much talked about shops
Land of Ramen・The Taste of Hokkaido

A Hokkaido-style ramen shop and theme park in one space, located on the 10F of the ESTA building in front of JR Sapporo station. There are 8 more shops lined along a townscape that reproduces a Showa-era styled nostalgia.

Information

Address
ESTA 1-2, Jonishi, Kita Chuo-ku, Sapporo
Telephone Number
011-209-5031
Distance from hotel
Approximately 8 minute walk

PM1:00

Sapporo City Maruyama Zoo

Enjoy animals and their natural forms inside the many habitats and exhibits

One of the leading zoos inside of Hokkaido with approximately 900 animals of 170 different species, From the chimpanzee enclosure with a 15m jungle gym to a dynamic polar bear exhibit with 18m underwater tunnel, the feeling of animals and visitors together in one space continues to gather in popularity.

Information

Address
3-1, Miyagaoka, Chuo-ku, Sapporo
Telephone Number
011-621-1426
Distance from hotel
Approximately 20 minutes by car

PM4:00

Sapporo Beer Museum

Feel ready to start again after knowng the depth of beer!

The museum also has a Sapporo Beer Garden amongst on premises. Visitors are able to walk though and study in-depth different exhibits of the domestically-produced beer that include giant brewing tanks and historical documents. Also inside is the Beer Tasting Lounge which offers a direct-delivery service straight from the factory that cannot be missed (fees apply).

Information

Address
9-7, Johigashi, Higashi-ku, Sapporo (inside Sapporo Garden Park)
Telephone Number
011-748-1876
Distance from hotel
Approximately 10 minutes by car

PM5:30

Hotel check-in

Welcome to Hokke Club Sapporo!

PM8:00

Mt. Moiwa Summit Observation Deck

Witness a marvelous panorama of the night view from the serene skies of Hokkaido

From the 531m elevation on the summit observation deck, the city of Sapporo along with the picturesque backdrop of Ishikari Plain to Ishikari River spans, and the view at night is especially famous. From the peak, use the ropeway or mini-cablecar and arrive at the summit station in approximately 12 minutes.

Information

Address
5-3-7, Fushimi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo
Time
011-561-8177 (Sapporo Mt. Moiwa Ropeway Sanroku Office)
Distance from hotel
Approximately 40 minutes by train and free shuttlebus
※After getting off at Sapporo City Train “Ropeway Iriguchi” station, shuttlebus (charge-free and serviced every 15 minutes) to “Moiwa Sanroku” station in approximately 5 minutes

Relax Time at the hotel

AT HOTEL

PM9:30

Baths

Man-made hot spring “Like Natural” relax with Magnolite Hot Spring

Unwind and stretch your legs in a large bath and be healed from the sightseeing and fatigue of the day. There is no higher luxury than the relaxing personal time of soaking your entire body in the calming, warm waters!

Information

Operating hours
Men & Women: Evening: 16:00~26:00 / Morning: 06:00~9:00

SLEEP TIME

Back in your room

Going to bed after a satisfying first day of your trip. Rest and look forward to enjoying tomorrow!

How to spend your second day

DAY.2

AM7:00

Odori Park

Take a morning stroll while viewing various plants and flowers from season to season

An oasis inside the city abundant in greenery that spreads approximately 1.5km within the heart of the north-east of Sapporo. At the easternmost point, the park is adjoined by Sapporo TV Tower, and many popular events are staged including the Sapporo Snow Festival.

Information

Address
Odori Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo
Phone number
011-251-0438 (Odori Park Management Office)
Distance from hotel
Approximately 5 minute walk

AM8:30

Breakfast

After returning to the hotel, time for breakfast!

At the Lotus Restaurant enjoy a variety filled breakfast buffet! With local delicacies available as well as a menu to choose from, savor the ample flavors while gathering energy for today!

Information

Address
Lotus Restaurant
Charge
1,100 yen
Operating hours
06:30~10:00 (Please arrive by 9:30)

AM10:00

Check-out

Leaving the hotel and fully enjoying Sapporo again!

AM10:30

Hokkaido Former Government Office Building

Follow the history of Hokkaido at this stylish, red western-styled buidling

Affectionately nicknamed the “Akarenga Chosha”, the brickwork building was built in 1888 in the American Neo Baroque style. The inside is open to the general public at no charge and has exhibits that contain historical material about Hokkaido.
* Due to renewal, it will be temporarily closed from Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Information

Address
3-6, Kita, Chuo-ku, Sapporo
Phone number
011-204-5019 ※Sat・Sun・Holidays: 011-204-5000 (Hokkaido Former Government Office Building Central Control Room)
Distance from hotel
Approximately 5 minute walk

AM11:30

Super Curry GARAKU

The birthplace of the savory, famous restaurant

With a curry made from chicken bone, pork bone, and herbs cooked together in a soup and Japanese dashi to add to the flavor, this popular shop that always has long lines. Approximately 20 spices are blended and used to realize the refreshing aftertaste. There are also 40 different spice levels to choose from.

Information

Address
2-6-1-2, Jonishi, Minami, Chuo-ku, Sapporo Okumura Bldg. B1
Phone number
011-233-5568
Distance from hotel
Approximately 9 minute walk

PM13:00

Rokkatei Sapporo Main Store

Classic Hokkaido souvenirs! Eat-in and take pleasure in the elegant sweets

The Sapporo flagship store of the sweets brand famous for the Marusei Butter Sandwich. Inside of the spacious store a cafe can also be found and treats including shortcake and seasonal deserts along snacks such as pizza and hotcakes can be enjoyed.

Information

Address
6-3-3, Jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo
Phone number
0120-12-6666
Distance from hotel
Approximately 8 minute walk

Sapporo Clock Tower

The Clock Tower was originally conceived as a performance hall for the Sapporo Agricultural College by founding vice-principal William Smith Clark and built in 1878. It has been designated as an important cultural asset of Japan due to it’s characteristic wooden architectural style influenced by the airship construction of the pioneering period American Mid-West. Inside where he was stationed, there is also a famous commemorative photo of Vice-Principal Clark sat upon an ottoman.

■ Approximately 3 minute walk from the hotel

Hokkaido Former Government Office Building

Affectionately nicknamed the “Akarenga Chosha”, the brickwork building was built in 1888 in the American Neo Baroque style. The inside is open to the general public at no charge and has exhibits that contain historical material about Hokkaido.
* Due to renewal, it will be temporarily closed from Tuesday, October 1, 2019

■ Approximately 5 minute walk from the hotel

Sapporo TV Tower

The tower stands at the easternmost point of Sapporo Odori Park. Standing at a height 147.2m, there is a viewing platform 90m above the ground where city below can be watched over and, depending on the weather, Ishikari Plain to the Japanese sea. It is especially lively with many tourists during the Sapporo Snow Festival.

■ Approximately 8 minute walk from the hotel

Sapporo Ramen Republic

A Hokkaido-style ramen shop and theme park in one space, located on the 10F of the ESTA building in front of JR Sapporo station. There are 8 more shops lined along a townscape that reproduces a Showa-era style nostalgia.

■ Approximately 8 minute walk from the hotel

Rokkatei Sapporo Main Store

The Sapporo flagship store of the sweets brand famous for the Marusei Butter Sandwich. Inside of the spacious store a cafe can also be found and treats including shortcake and seasonal deserts along snacks such as pizza and hotcakes can be enjoyed.

■ Approximately 8 minute walk from the hotel

Hokkaido University Botanical Garden

In the primeval forest inside the garden approximately 4000 kinds of plants are grown. The hustle and bustle of the city can be forgotten as you are swept away inside of the quiet and calm time. Also, rock gardens gathered from around the world and a memorial for founding Park Director and professor Kingo Miyabe can be found.

■ Approximately 10 minute walk from the hotel

Odori Park

An oasis inside the city abundant in greenery that spreads approximately 1.5km within the heart of the north-east of Sapporo. At the easternmost point, the park is adjoined by Sapporo TV Tower, and many popular events are staged including the Sapporo Snow Festival.

■ Approximately 5 minute walk from the hotel

Mt. Moiwa Summit Observation Deck

From the 531m elevation on the summit observation deck, the city of Sapporo along with the picturesque backdrop of Ishikari Plain to Ishikari River spans, and the view at night is especially famous. From the peak, use the ropeway or mini-cablecar and arrive at the summit station in approximately 12 minutes.

■ Approximately 40 minutes by train and free shuttlebus

Sapporo City Maruyama Zoo

One of the leading zoos inside of Hokkaido with approximately 900 animals of 170 different species, From the chimpanzee enclosure with a 15m jungle gym to a dynamic polar bear exhibit with 18m underwater tunnel, the feeling of animals and visitors together in one space continues to gather in popularity.

■ Approximately 20 minutes from the hotel by car