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.
Locale, a 10-minutes walk from Sagamihara Housing Area, is popular among locals thanks to the highly-reputable chef Toshiharu Nakamura, who has used his training to create a unique take on Italian food.
It’s necessary to give yourself some alone time to unwind and go over the day and what better way than with a tasty meal. This is especially important in Tokyo, the best place for solo dining in the world.
A tasty and traditional dish of Japan awaits just a quick 10-minute bus ride from Hardy Barracks. If you find yourself in the area, or possibly staying overnight, Udon SAKAIDE is the perfect place to experience a great-tasting version of the Japanese udon noodles.