Best Tourist Spots In Hokkaido

Here're best Tourist Spots in Hokkaido. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travelers and locals who have actually been to Hokkaido.

Best Tourist Spots In Hokkaido [1-10]


Panoramic Flower Gardens Shikisai no Oka


A Palette Of Earth Drawn By Flowers & Greens! Panoramic Flower Gardens

Shikisai-no Oka is a famous scenic place in Biei, Hokkaido. The scenery of farm products and flowers on a hill is beautiful and bright like a colorful paints on a palette. A cart you can drive in the garden is also exciting!◎Green season is from the end of April to the end of October.


Colorful Flower Field Changes Its Design Every Year

There're so many various flowers, and we can see the beautiful scenery of hill in Biei. They change the kind and colors of flowers, so here is where I want to come every year.


Instagenic! The Rainbow Flower Scenery As A Main Tourist Spot In Biei, Hokkaido

The colorful carpet of flowers and the great panoramic view of Mt. Tokachi-dake. You can go to the flower fields in a distance at a stretch by a tractor bus and cart moving around the park.


Japanese Larch Trees Standing On The Clear Sky Blue. A Miracle Pond Like A Gate To A Different Dimension Of Space

About 20 minutes from Biei Station by car. A solitary blue pond is miraculously made by human and nature. Water pooled in a disaster prevention dam and made this blue pond. The secret of it lies in the water ingredients.


Beautiful Blue Pond In Autumn Colors

In autumn, the broadleaf trees around Blue Pond change the colors in red and yellow, and you can meet different scenery from spring and summer.


Must Visit Place In Biei, Hokkaido! Very Mysterious Blue Pond

You can enjoy seeing various scenes of Blue Pond throughout the year. The autumn colors of larch trees, and winter illumination before freezing in December, I like.


Hokuryu Himawari-no Sato (Sunflower Field)


No.1 In Japan! 1.5 Million Sunflowers In 23ha Hill

A huge hill of 23ha is covered with yellow. The scenery of 1.5 million sunflowers has become topic in Japan. Sunflower Festival is held until 8/20. Please come to the No.1 sunflower field in Japan!◎Entrance fee is free (Sunflower Maze is 300yen). Parking lot is ava


1.5 Million Sunflowers At Japan's Largest Sunflower Field

Sunflower Festival at Hokuryu Himawari-no Sato is the largest scale one in Japan. You can see as many as 1.5 million sunflowers and enjoy flower maze that appears every year. The best season is August!◎Sunflower Festival in 2018: 7/14-8/19. I'd love for you to try ice cream with sunflower seeds sold only here! Sunflower Maze requires the fee, but the sunflower field is free.


Amazing 1.5 Million Sunflowers! Japan's Largest Sunflower Field In Hokuryū

Hokuryū-cho Sunflower Field is the largest one in Japan. You can enjoy walking in the sunflower maze, and going around on tractor bus or rental bicycles. The sunflower ice cream sold here is savory and delicious.


Christmas Tree


White Christmas Of A Christmas Tree And White Hills

A spruce tree standing on a hill of Biei is called 'Christmas Tree'. Under the tree, there're potato fields which have flowers in summer and become snowy white hills in winter! You can see the scenery from the road, but be sure not to enter the fields.◎Access: usually by a rental car. Bibaushi Station is the nearest if you use railroad, but I think it's better to use taxi from Biei Station.


A Christmas Tree Specially Beautiful In The Evening Glow

A Christmas Tree standing commandingly in the huge site. As its name, it's a beautiful tree that makes us want to do the Christmas decorations.


The Sunset Reflection On The Plastic Sheet In Biei

The scenery makes me feel spring in Biei, Hokkaido. I like the evening time specially. When you drive a car along the hill, you can see various forms of plastic sheet reflected by the setting sun.


Moerenuma Park


An Artistic Glassed Architecture By Isamu Noguchi

Glass Pyramid is located at Moerenuma Park designed by Isamu Noguchi, which I can't associate with a waste treatment center once stood here. You can see the whole view of Sapporo City from the mountain, and feel refreshed so much.


A Beautiful Park Designed By Isamu Noguchi

Very spacious park, you can enjoy arts and taking exercise.


Cape Kamui Of Beautiful Shakotan Blue Sea & Dynamic Great Nature

You can overlook the sea of Shakotan Blue while walking along the a little scary narrow path and steps. When you turn round, there's beautiful great nature of the Cape Kamui.


Once The God's Land. A Cape Remains The Tragedy Of Prohibition Against Women Entry

Contrary to the sad tradition the cape remains, you can see the overwhelming beautiful view.


The Transparent Sea Of Shakotan Blue

You can have a bird's-eye view of the transparent blue ocean at Kamui Cape. It often blows hard, gets cloudy or rains, so you're lucky is you can see the beautiful Shakotan Blue.


Otaru Canal


Gaslamps Lighting The Warehouses Are Nostalgic! Night Otaru Canal

Otaru Canal is popular as a tourist spot. At night, gas lamps burn and make a fantastic scene differ from the canal at daytime. Beautiful reflection of illuminated warehouses on the water. You can take a night walk on the well-kept path for walkers♪◎Car: 1.5h from Shin-chitose Airport via expressway Train: 1h and 10 min by Express Airport Line, get off at JR Otaru and 8 min walk


A Beautiful Avenue Of Otaru Lighted By Candles

In the season of snow festival, the avenue leading to the Otaru Port is lighted beautifully by candles. These candles alight lovely at the roadsides make our hearts warm.


Day And Night Of A Stone Warehouse

A clear blue sky of the northern country and a nostalgic atmosphere of gas lights. A stone warehouse is now used for restaurants and shops.


Farm Tomita


Arranged Like Rainbow, One Of The Best Flower Scenes In Hokkaido

Farm Tomita is one of the best tourist spots in Hokkaido where the summer is shorter than other prefectures in Japan, and has as large as 15 ha flower fields with mainly lavender. Every year, lively flowers with seven colors bloom like rainbow at the gentle hill!◎Please check the link to get how to access here. If you come from outside of Hokkaido, Asahikawa Airport is the nearest from Farm Tomita.


Nice Fragrance! Lavender All Over The Farm

When we come close by cars, the farm is fragrant with lavenders. Though it has been long years since it opened, the flowers bloom beautifully even now because they keep the farm very well. Please visit this stunning lavender field! The best season is the middle of July, and you don't need admission fees.


Notsuki Peninsula


It's Like Uyuni Salt Lake! The Beautiful Reflections At Todowara

Todowara is a place called 'the end of the world' because of the scenery of dead trees eroded by the sea. The scenery changes with the tide, and specially, the reflections on the calm sea in early morning was so amazing that I associated with the famous Uyuni Salt Lake! In winter, you can enjoy walking on the frozen surface while watching the horizon.


Ice-Horizon Walk Tour On The Frozen Ocean

Notsuke Peninsula continues to sink because of land subsidence. We associate this scenery of dead trees with the end of this world. In winter, the inside of Bay becomes frozen, and we can walk on the ocean! The landscape connecting with the sky made me feel like standing on the clouds.


Flowers In The Northernmost Field & Landscape Like The World's End

Notsuki Peninsula is a strange-shaped thin place even looked in a map. In the vast landscape like the world's end, the Hokkaido's local flowers bloom beautifully in June. You can see also 'Todowara' of symbolic dead trees in the depth.◎Parking area is available. For public transportation, bus services from Kushiro Station.


Mt. Asahidake


Like A Garden Gods Playing. Summer Asahi-dake Mountains With Blooming Alpine Plants

The highest mountain in Hokkaido, Asahi-dake. There's a waking path around the pond, and the mountain is beautifully reflected in the water surface. During spring and summer, alpine plants blooms all over the sight, and in autumn, leaves turn pure red. You can enjoy impressive beautiful scenery.


The Earliest Fall Foliage In Japan! Dynamic Mt. Asahidake Dyed In Autumn Color

Taisetsuzan Mountain Range is famous for the earliest fall foliage in Japan. You can see that autumn mountain scenery easily by rope way. Around Sugatami-no Ike Pond many tourists visit is beautiful, and I found the wonderful fall foliage stretch below when I went a little way further to Susoai-daira Plateau!◎The ropeway had stopped service for a while because of the earthquake in 2018, but it reopened. The parking area is available around the rope way station at the foot of the mountain. The shuttle bus 'Ideyu-go' leaving Asahikawa Station via Asahikawa Airport is also convenient. You should bring telephoto lens to take pictures.


Sun Pillar And Skavla At Winter Asahi-dake Mountain

I could see the sun pillar and skavla (wavy pattern on the snow) made by strong winds on sunny day at Asahi-dake Mountain. I was moved with the nature arts of winter.