|Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium|
|Address||Miyanomori 1274, Chuo-ku (011-641-1972)|
|Description||Commanding views across the vast Ishikari Plain can be seen from the start point (elev.: 300 m), which is gaining in popularity with tourists. The Sapporo Winter Sports Museum is also housed on the premises here to introduce the history of winter sports. It also has simulators in which visitors can experience winter sports.|
|Closed||April 1 – 15 (for maintenance)|
|Lift fees||O/W 250 yen, R/T 500 yen for junior high school students and older O/W 150 yen, R/T 300 yen for elementary school students
* Preschoolers must ride with a parent or guardian.
|Access||Ride the JR Bus (Maru 014) Araiyama sen from Maruyama koen Subway Station (Tozai Line[T06]) to Okurayama jump kyogijo iriguchi bus stop and walk about 10 minutes.
* Circular buses are available from the Sapporo Station Bus Terminal everyday between April 29 and November 3 (fare required).
|Miyanomori Ski Jump Stadium|
|Address||Miyanomori 1-jo 18-chome, Chuo-ku (011-642-1972)|
|Description||The Winter Olympic Games in 1972 reached their peak at the 70-m ski jump, as Japanese jumpers swept the gold, silver and bronze at this ski jump stadium. Visitors can go close to the platform, and take pictures. Please note that ordinary visitors cannot use the lifts to the top.|
|Hours||9:00 – 17:00|
|Access||From Maruyama koen Subway Station (Tozai Line[T06]), take the Maru 14 JR Hokkaido Bus Araiyama sen to the Miyanomori Schanze mae bus stop, and then walk 10 minutes.|
Mt. Moiwa Ropeway (011-561-8177)
[Access to the Ropeway Sanroku Streetcar Stop]
[Time required for the ropeway]
The ropeway departs every 15 minutes.
[Ropeway operation times]
The observation deck at the summit commands a splendid view of the Ishikari Plain, the Ishikari River, Ishikari Bay and Mt. Eniwadake in the vicinity of Lake Shikotsu.
Mt. Moiwa Sightseeing Road (011-571-7131)
Approximately 4-km-long route passing longitudinally through the south side of Mt. Moiwa.
[Route to the entrance of Mt. Moiwa Sightseeing Road.]
April 9 – 30: 9:00 – 22:00
May 1 – September 30: 9:00 – 23:00
October 1 – November 30: 9:00 – 22:00
* The up lane closes 30 minutes before the road closes.
* Closed: December 1 – April 8.
|Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill|
|Address||Hitsujigaoka 1, Toyohira-ku (011-851-3080)|
July – September: 8:30 – 19:00
October – April: 9:00 – 17:00
|Closed||Open all year|
|Access||From Fukuzumi Subway Station (Toho Line[H14]), take the Chuo Bus (Fuku 84) to the Hitsujigaoka tenbodai bus stop.|
Sheep graze on the hill, which affords a view of Sapporo over the grassland. There is also a famous statue of Dr. Clark (one of the founders of Sapporo Agricultural College, the predecessor of Hokkaido University) in the area, in addition to the following highlights:
|JR Tower Observation Deck T38 (Tower Three Eight)|
|Hours||10:00 – 23:00 (Last admission: 22:30)|
|Closed||Open all year|
|Admission Fee||Adults 700 yen, junior high and high school students 500 yen, children 300 yen|
|Access||Connected to JR and Subway Sapporo Station[N06,H07]. Buy a ticket at the 6th floor (Observatory Entrance Floor) of JR Tower and take a special elevator to the 38th floor.|
|Description||This observation deck (160 m above the ground) on the top floor (38F) is the highest viewing room north of the Kanto region, and visitors can enjoy marvelous scenery.|
|Sapporo TV Tower|
|Address||Nishi 1, Odori, Chuo-ku (011-241-1131)|
|Hours||April 1 – May 31: 9:30 – 21:30
June 1 – October 12: 9:30 – 22:00
October 13 – March 31: 9:30 – 21:30
|Closed||November 4 (Wed), January 1 – 2, February 22 (Mon.)
* Business hours and days closed vary yearly.
|Admission fee||Adults: 700 yen
High school students: 600 yen
Junior high school students: 400 yen
Elementary school students: 300 yen
Children (3 years of age or older): 100 yen
|Access||Close to Odori Subway Station[T09,N07,H08]|
|Description||The view from the observation deck 90.38 m above the ground affords a panorama of the symbol of Sapporo, Odori Park, the mountains around Sapporo and the Sea of Japan.|
|Sapporo Dome (Observation deck, Dome tour)|
|Address||Hitsujigaoka 1, Toyohira-ku (011-850-1020)|
|Hours||Observation deck: 10:00 – 18:00
Dome tour: 10:00 – 16:00 (hourly, for approximately 50 minutes)
|Closed||Please inquire at the dome. (depending on events)|
|Access||10-minute walk from Fukuzumi Subway Station (Toho Line[H14])|
|Description||An all-weather, multipurpose dome for large-scale sporting events, concerts and conventions.
In addition to events, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of central Sapporo from the observation deck and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Dome.
|Noria (A Ferris wheel on the roof of the Norbesa Bldg.)|
|Address||Minami 3-jo, Nishi 5-chome, Chuo-ku (261-8875)|
|Hours||11:00 – 23:00 (weekdays, last admission: 22:50)
11:00 – 3:00 the following the day on Fridays, Saturdays, and the day before a national holiday (last admission: 2:50)
|Closed||Open all year|
600 yen per person
1,200 yen for two persons
1,800 yen for three persons
2,000 yen for four persons
400 yen for the handicapped
* Feel free to bring your own food and drink, bought from the shops in Norbesa
|Access||2-minute walk from Susukino Subway Station (Namboku Line[N08])|
|Description||This 45.5-meter-wide Ferris wheel – the first in Sapporo – stands 78 m above the ground and has a total of 32 gondolas. The four-seater gondolas take approx. 10 minutes to go round. Since all the gondolas are barrier free, people in wheelchairs can also enjoy Noria. Thanks to electric heating, visitors can enjoy "air walking" in Sapporo throughout the year.|