Where natural wonders thrive. Explore vibrant flower fields, rugged mountains, and serene lakes. Savor fresh seafood, ski on powdery slopes, and unwind in soothing hot springs. Immerse in Ainu culture, revel in Sapporo's urban charm and witness the magic of the Snow Festival. Hokkaido, a captivating blend of nature and culture, awaits your discovery.

Journeying Through Hokkaido

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Best Sightseeing Spots in Hokkaido

Hokkaido Historical Village

(Kaitaku no Mura)

Step back in time at this open-air museum, showcasing historical buildings and artifacts from Hokkaido's pioneering era.

Matsumae Castle and Matsumae Historical Museum

Explore the only castle in Hokkaido and learn about the Matsumae clan's history and connections with the Ainu people.

Sapporo Clock Tower

Admire the iconic clock tower in Sapporo, a symbol of the city's early development during the Meiji period.

Hakodate Meiji-kan

Visit this former British Consulate, now a museum, to learn about Hakodate's history as an international trading port.

Otaru Canal

Otaru's historic canal area showcases well-preserved warehouses and buildings from the city's past as a prominent port.

Otaru Historical District

Wander through charming streets lined with preserved merchant buildings, capturing the essence of Otaru's past.

Furano and Biei

Marvel at the vibrant flower fields in Furano and the picturesque landscapes of Biei, known for its rolling hills and farms.

Biei-cho Ken and Mary Tree

Discover the story behind the famous tree featured in Ken Domon's photography, a symbol of Biei's cultural significance.

Daisetsuzan National Park

Discover Hokkaido's largest national park, renowned for its stunning landscapes, hiking trails, and unique flora and fauna.

Shiretoko Peninsula

Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring untouched nature, dramatic cliffs, and the opportunity to spot wildlife.

Lake Toya

Relax by the tranquil lake, surrounded by mountains, and take in the panoramic views. Enjoy water activities and hot springs.

Jigokudani (Hell Valley)

Witness the geothermal activity and natural hot springs in this dramatic volcanic valley in Noboribetsu.

Mount Hakodate

Take a cable car ride to the summit for stunning panoramic views of Hakodate and its surroundings, especially at night.

Asahiyama Zoo

Enjoy a dynamic and innovative zoo experience, especially during winter when the animals are adapted to the cold.

Blue Pond (Aoiike)

Admire the surreal blue waters and surrounding forests at this unique natural pond near Biei.

Akan National Park

Famous for its trio of scenic lakes – Lake Akan, Lake Kussharo, and Lake Mashu – and its indigenous Ainu culture.