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The 38th annual “Sapporo White Illumination” will be held. This event has gained its popularity as “Sapporo tradition” in early winter.
Hakodate is a melting pot of various countries’ cultures thanks to its status as an international trade port. Come visit the area’s popular winter event, “Hakodate Christmas Fantasy”! A large Christmas tree from Canada, reaching almost 20 meters high, will be featured at the Port of Hakodate! The tree and the entire surrounding area of the city are beautifully illuminated, creating a fantastical scene.
A Fall Foliage Viewing Spot in Hokkaido: Breathtakingly Beautiful Kosetsu-en, a Garden Constructed by a Magnate by the Name of Iwafune in the Meiji PeriodRead Later
In Hokkaido’s Hakodate, there is a park called “Miharashi Park”, which covers an area of 460,000 m2 and features a Japanese-style garden called “Kosetsu-en”. In the garden, about 150 varieties of trees, the flowers and the quaint buildings provide the perfect foil for each other. What’s more, the fall foliage is too beautiful for words.
A Fall Foliage Viewing Spot in Hokkaido: Fukuhara under Clear Blue Sky, a Private Garden Open to the Public Only in the Season for Viewing Fall FoliageRead Later
In Hokkaido’s Tokachi, there is one scenic maple viewing spot that is known to a few people, which covers a large area of about 85,000 m2 and where more than 5000 maple trees are planted. It is Fukuhara Mountain Villa, which is affectionately nicknamed the “beautiful fall colors of Tokachi in Hokkaido” by the locals.
“Sapporo Autumn Fest” is Japan’s largest gourmet festival, held at Sapporo Odori Park in the heart of Sapporo City! Enjoy gourmet dishes made with seasonal ingredients from across Hokkaido here at this festival!
Ecbo Cloak is a service connecting people who want to store their luggage with shops that have space to hold it.
Luggage may be stored in multipurpose spaces inside train stations, such as cafes, hair salons and post offices. By making reservations ahead of time, you can be sure to store items that won't fit into the coin-operated lockers, such a large suitcases, baby strollers and sports equipment.
Hokkaido’s “Asahikawa Natsu Matsuri” is an annual festival that’s packed with plenty of events to enjoy. The festival takes place over the course of 3 days in Asahikawa.
The festival’s opening is marked by the “Doshin Noryo Fireworks Display,” during which around 4,500 fireworks are launched into Asahikawa’s summer night sky. Other fun events include dances, parades, and mikoshi (portable shrine) carrying!
Jozankei is a hot spring town in Sapporo, Hokkaido. Featuring tourist attractions such as Futami Suspension Bridge, as well Jozankei's forests and gorges, a fantastic light performance taking advantage of the local topography is held here from June to October.