7 great places for cherry blossoms in Sapporo City

sapporo cherry odouripark In general, cherry blossoms bloom from late March to early April in Japan. However, it is different in Hokkaido.
As it is located in the northernmost part of Japan, it is last to become warm weather.
Spring eventually comes in late April in Sapporo, the capital of the Prefecture, and cherry blossoms bloom till May.

Since its location is in the northernmost part, Hokkaido’s climate and plants are unique in comparison to many other parts of Japan. There are also varieties of cherry blossom trees that are not found in Honshu.
In this time, we introduce 7 recommended places within Sapporo during the cherry blossom season.
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Six tips to enjoy the “Sapporo Snow Festival(さっぽろ雪まつり)”

A famous Japanese winter event, the Sapporo Snow Festival!
Every February, people from all over Japan and, lately, all over the world gather in Sapporo.
Where should we go to see the sights? How do we get there?
Where are the main grounds?
Where are convenient places to stay?

You may have many questions like these.

A professional from a Japanese tourism company that has planned Hokkaido tours for many years is here to answer your questions!

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Lake Kussharo ―a bath exclusively for swans―

Lake Kussharo sunayu swan
Lake Kussharo is known for the swans that gather there.

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[Hokkaido Garden Path] Enjoy the Eight Gardens

Hokkaido Garden Path
“I want to go for a drive amidst the glory of nature.”
“I’ve always had a thing for locations where I’m surrounded by grass, trees and flowers.”
“I want to try Hokkaido’s famous food.” ……

If you have any of these desires, then surely the spot called the “Hokkaido Garden Path” will make them come true.

Hokkaido… the 21st largest island in the world.
Here, there are cities, leisure areas, nature, great food, and any and every kind of tourist spot you’d want on a trip. Of these, the “Hokkaido Garden Path” is a wonderful area with “nature” and “food.”

The “Hokkaido Garden Path,” as it is fondly known, is a course that connects several sightseeing areas.
How did it get this pet name, you ask? On this page, in addition to explaining the reason and meaning of the Garden Path’s name, we’ll really get into its charms!
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Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden | A popular travel spot where you can see Japanese macaques at the hot spring

Yunokawa Hot Spring is hot spring in Hakodate City. Yunokawa Hot Spring has an extremely popular tourist destination called Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden. Exclusively during the winter, the gardens have started a new activity where you can spend some time with the Japanese macaques that are live on the grounds.

This bold new concept has been garnering the park a lot of attention.

More people are coming to the botanical gardens just to see the Japanese macaques, but the green house, which is the main exhibit, is definitely worth checking out too.
I’ve tried to thoroughly cover all of the main highlights of the gardens in this article including “Monkey Mountain”, and the green house.

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Hokkaido’s Cherry Blossoms|Top 8 Cherry Blossom Spots Chosen by Hokkaido Residents

Sakura in hokkaido
Cherry blossoms bloom from late March to early April in most parts of Japan, but Hokkaido is different. Since it’s the northernmost island in Japan, it’s the last to warm up in the spring. Because of this, Hokkaido’s cherry blossoms bloom in late April.

Because they bloom after enduring such a long winter, Hokkaido’s cherry blossoms have a special beauty. Let’s take a look at some of Hokkaido’s beautiful cherry blossom spots.

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Rishiri Island Sightseeing Guide ~A Complete Guide From Spring to Autumn~

rishiri-nanbara-shitsugen2 At the Very End of Hokkaido: Rishiri Island.

Beginning with Rishiri Mountain, one of the 100 Famous Mountains of Japan, the island has countless fascinating sightseeing destinations. Surrounded by virgin forest and reflecting beautifully off of lake waters, the Rishiri Fuji is truly a superb sight. But that’s not all. Visitors can also enjoy peaceful woodland walks, leisurely strolls around the lake and tours of the many sightseeing spots.

This article will present all the info you need for an enjoyable time at Rishiri Island. We will give you information on the main sightseeing spots on Rishiri Island, talk about local cuisine, introduce a leisurely driving course around the island, and much more!

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The “Blue Pond” in Biei, its seasonal vistas, and how to get there

biei blue pond
The Blue Pond in Biei, Hokkaido has become a hot tourist spot in recent years. In this article, I am going to let you in on how the pond got its blue color, the best time to visit it, times when it becomes crowded and when visitors are relatively sparse, and about the allure of the Blue Pond itself.
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Recommended Season, Spots, and Travel Itinerary to Enjoy the Lavender Fields in Furano

furano-lavender-top-image “Speaking of Hokkaido, I think of the lavender fields in Furano”
“I want to see that scenery once in my life!”…… This is what many people say.

However, when is the best time to see them? Where are the viewing spots?

I wrote this article to answer such questions. I’m going to introduce the “This is it!” information based on my experience organizing lavender appreciation trips at a travel agency over many years.
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