Most Beautiful Buddhist Temples in Sapporo

Most Beautiful Buddhist Temples in Sapporo

Sapporo, the most important city of Hokkaido is always related to winter activities, like the Sapporo Snow Festival, which is organized every year, or the Winter Olympic Games of 1972. Although Winter and the Snow Festival attract more tourists than the warmer seasons, Sapporo has its beauties in Spring and Summer as well. The permanent sights of the city are the famous museums, parks, towers, gardens, and of course temples. Like every other Japanese city, Sapporo has its religious attra... [ read more ]

Best Museums in Sapporo

Best Museums in Sapporo

Sapporo, a major city in Japan is mostly visited during winter. Only some thousands of people visit this great city during spring or summer, which, compared to the millions of people coming here for the Snow Festival is quite a low number. The most popular tourist attractions of Sapporo are totally separated from the world-famous Sapporo Winter Festival. Like every other large city, Sapporo also has dozens of places which worth a visit. Several parks, Japanese gardens, temples, shrines, h... [ read more ]

Must-see Tourist Attractions in Sapporo

Must-see Tourist Attractions in Sapporo

Sapporo, the largest city on the island of Hokkaido is the fourth largest Japanese city by population. It is the capital of Hokkaido Prefecture, the northernmost prefecture in Japan. The city had been chosen in the Meiji Period to serve as the administrative center of the island, but only after the organization of the Olympic Winter Games in 1972 did Sapporo became a world famous city. Sapporo is known all around the world for the amazing Sapporo Snow Festival which is organized every win... [ read more ]

What to do in winter in Japan

What to do in winter in Japan

Unless you really love winter sports and you relish the thought of skiing or snowboarding in some high altitude winter resort, winter is not really the best time to travel to destinations with temperate climates. But in Japan, winter is a wonderland most years, and traveling through the country in winter is just as rewarding as in the warmer months. Almost every little portion of Japan has some interesting activity of event in winter, so you'll never find yourself hiding away in a warm spot ... [ read more ]

The best travel destinations in Hokkaido

The best travel destinations in Hokkaido

The northernmost island of Japan is hardly the first choice of travel destination for foreign tourists, and few Japanese tourists make it very far north either. But Hokkaido's famed untamed wildness is a genuine magnet for the more adventurous kinds of travelers, who can't resist the cultural and natural attractions of the island. The more touristy areas of Hokkaido have many examples of those most beloved Japanese tourist spots: hot springs, and Hokkaido becomes quite a popular destination ... [ read more ]