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Hokkaido-Sapporo Tourist Information Center

Hokkaido-Sapporo Tourist Information Center

At HOKKAIDO-SAPPORO “FOOD & TOURISM” INFORMATION CENTER in the west concourse of JR Sapporo Station, staff who speak Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean are standing by with a wealth of information for every time of year, from seasonal flowers to skiing, as well as a host of other services to help you make the most of your trip, such as Wi-Fi rental, currency exchange and a charging station. It’s the perfect place to get you started off in Sapporo on the right foot!

Ishikari Asobeach (Ishikari Bay Beach Swimming Destination)

Ishikari Asobeach (Ishikari Bay Beach Swimming Destination)

The Ishikari Asobeach (Ishikari Bay Beach Swimming Destination) is one of the few beach swimming destinations in Hokkaido, located in the outskirts of Sapporo. With rentals available for swimming tubes and barbecue sets that include ingredients and equipment, you can take part in various activities even if you arrive empty-handed. Enjoy a day at the beach combined with a visit to the nearby hot spring, cafés, and a park with around 180 types of wild plants.

Sapporo’s Nijo Market and Curb Market

Sapporo’s Nijo Market and Curb Market

Hokkaido has become another word for “delicious taste”, and Sapporo is the place where various delicious foods are gathered from all over Hokkaido. The Sapporo Central Wholesale Market, the biggest in Hokkaido, is a pillar of Sapporo’s food culture. The nearby “Sapporo Central Wholesale Market Curb Market”, where general customers may enjoy dining and shopping, is bustling with tourists and Sapporo locals coming to hunt for seafood, vegetables and fruits gathered from various parts of Hokkaido. The Nijo Market in downtown Sapporo is a famous market that was first established in the early Meiji period, and is the place to go if you are eager to experience Hokkaido’s taste of the season. Have a go at the sashimi-topped rice and sushi that make full use of the fresh seafood just arriving in the morning, or have crabs still crawling in water tanks boiled on the spot. We invite you to come and experience the unique taste of the market.