With 2,267 square kilometers of stunning mountains, it is the largest national park of Japan. It boasts an incredible biodiversity, one of the highest in the country. Nature shows her matchless beauty and some of the wildest and roughest sceneries in Hokkaido. This and much more, is the Daisetsuzan National Park.
Brewers have been producing quality beer in Sapporo since 1877. The Sapporo Beer Museum opened over a century later in 1987 to show people how the iconic Sapporo Beer brand prepares its drafts and to promote the beer-making craft.
Hidden in the trees just outside Sapporo is a frontier town surrounded by farms and a fishing village. These 52 buildings are not a functioning town but rather an architectural open-air museum that tells the story of Hokkaido’s pioneering past: Kaitaku no Mura, the Historic Village of Hokkaido.
You may have heard or seen the television series like “Tokyo Diner”, or perhaps "Cheers", where everyone knows your name. It is the concept of an intimate eatery seating less than 20 people, and run by an “onesan” or “mama”, usually the owner of the eatery.
Despite being six times smaller than Sapporo, this compact port (Hakodate) of 270,000 packs its punch with attractions like the Victorian-era mansions of Motomachi, the Beer Halls on the waterfront, the Mount Hakodate ropeway and Yunokawa Onsen.
Strolling the Yokohoma Bayside is fun. The area has many museums, shops, restaurants and activities to offer. Check out Yamashita Park, Marine Tower, Minato Mirai district with Cosmoworld, its famous Ferris wheel, Landmark Tower and Queen’s Square.