Best Tourist Spots In Hokkaido

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

Review Ranking

1

Address:Daisan Sinsei Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:25 min walk from JR Bibauchi Station. 12 min by car or taxi from JR Biei Station, 150 min from Sapporp city. Free parking area is available.

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.

2

Blue Pond

13 Review

Address:Shirogane Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By taxi or car, 20 min from Biei Starion, or 150 min from Sapporo city.

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.

3

Address:143-2 Itaya Hokuryu-cho, Uryu-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By bus, 30 min from JR Takigawa Station, or 180 min from Sapporo Terminal, to 'Hokuryu School'. By car, 120 min from Shin-Chitose Airport.

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

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Farm Tomita

7 Review

Address:Kisen Kita 15 Nakafurano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 150 min from Sapporo city, 45 min from Asahikawa Airport. 7 min walk from Lavender Batake Station, or 25 min walk from Nakafurano Station.

Tel:0167-39-3939

Hours:8:30-18:00

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.

5

Address:Bibauchi Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 60 min from Asahikawa Takasu IC. 3.5 km from JR Bibaushi Station.

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.

6

Cape Kamui

5 Review

Address:Shakotan-cho, Shakotan-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 120 min from Sapporo Station, 150 min from Shin Chitose Airport. By bus, 120 min from Otaru Station, and, only during summer, 180 min from Sapporo Station.

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.

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Otaru Canal

4 Review

Address:Minato-machi, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido

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.

8

Address:1-1 Moerenumakoen Higashi-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 60 min from Sapporo Station, or 80 min from Shin Chitose Airport.

Tel:011-790-1231

Hours:7:00-22:00

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

9

Address:Notsuke Bekkai-cho, Notsuke-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 140 min from Kushiro city, 50 min from Nakashibetsu Airport. Parking area is available.

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.

10

Address:Higashimachi, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:To the rope way platform by car, 60 min from Asahikawa Airport, 70 min from JR Asahikawa Station, 180 min from Sapporo Station, 180 min from Shin Chitose Airport. 80 min by bus from Asahikawa Station. 10 min by Rope way.

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.

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UENO FARM

3 Review

Address:186-16 Nagayama-cho, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido

Access:15 min walk from Sakuraoka Station. By car or taxi, 25 min from Asahikawa Airport, 140 min from Shin Chitose Airport, or 120 min from Sapporo Station.

Hours:10:00〜17:00

This garden belongs to a famous gardener Sayuki Ueno who designed 'Wind Garden' as one of the Hokkaido Garden Path. The rainbow-colored bench has just appeared on Shateki Mountain in the site! The lovely flowers and the colorful bench, you can find many instagenic spots here.

12

Lake Akan

3 Review

Address:Akanko Onsen Akan-cho, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido

Access:By car or bus, 70 min from Kushiro Airport, 70 min from JR Kushiro Station, 240 min from Sapporo city.

Lake Akan is famous for moss ball (Marimo). I feel refreshed to gaze the huge blue lake. You can enjoy cruise and staying hotels nearby.

13

Address:Shikotsuko Onsen, Chitose-shi, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 75 min from Sapporo, 40 min from Shin Chitose Airport. By bus, 50 min Shin Chitose Airport, or 90 min from Sapporo Station.

Shikotsu Lake in Hokkaido, though the festival held a limited period between January and February, many people come to see it.

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Address:On'nebetsu-mura Shari-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido

An elevated wooden path to Ichi-ko Lake, one of the five lakes of Shiretoko. The 800 meters path seems to stretch beautifully to the sky, and the mountain range of Shiretoko and the Sea of Okhotsk are truly breathtaking scenery! Even small children use the path safely for it's barrier-free.◎You can use this path for free during it opens.

15

Address:4-1 Sumiyoshi-cho, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido

Access:8 min walk from Minami Otaru Station

Tel:0134-22-1108

Hours:9:00-18:00 [Tri・Sat]9:00-17:00

We can buy various musical boxes and make it by ourselves. There're many kinds of musical boxes in a shop, it's like an shining amusement park in sounds of musical boxes.

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Address:Okubo Kyosei Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car or taxi, 8 min from Biei Station, 15 min from Asahikawa Airport, 150 min from Shin Chitose Airport, or 140 min from Sapporo Station.

A very large tree of poplar. You can see the landscape expected in Hokkaido Prefecture. It's so tall that it's difficult to take picture of the tree.

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Address:Horooka Toyokoro-cho, Nakagawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:10 min by car or taxi from JR Toyokoro Station

Harunire Tree is about 140 years old. It looks a single tree, but in fact, two trees have nestled each other and grown together. It shows us various scenery in every season.

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Address:Kiyosato-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 90 min from Memambetsu Airport, or Abashiri Station.

When Ainu people found this greenish-blue pond, they thought it was a present from God because of its beauty. It never be frozen even in winter, and it's like a jewel looks more mysterious in snow.

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Address:Daisan Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Tel:0166-92-3160

20

Address:Kuranuma, Higashi Asahikawa, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido

Access:5 min by car or taxi from Kitahinode Station. 40 min by bus from Asahikawa Station.

We were thrilled with the animals we can see at close range. Don't forget winter clothes because it's still covered with snow partly. The Penguin Walk Show is must-see, which penguins walk very near us! What's more, I love this so lovely soft served ice cream!

21

Address:Kita Ōdōri Ōkawa-cho , Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido

Access:15 min walk from JR Kushiro Station. By car or taxi, 30 min from Kushiro Airport.

The setting sun in a port town Kushiro, the east of Hokkaido, is admired as one of the world's three best sunset with Indonesia's Bali Island and the Philippines Manila. The Sunset will give you deep emotion at the end of a day. I like the autumn sunset, specially.

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Lake Mashu

2 Review

Address:Teshikaga-cho, Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By bus, 20 min from Teshikaga Bus Terminal, 50 min from Kawayu Bus Terminal. By car or taxi, 13 min from Mashu Station, 80 min from Kushiro Station, 70 min from Memanbetsu Airport, or 4 hours from Shin Chitose Airport.

Lake Mashu is the most clearest lake in Japan. We'll gasp with surprise at the beautiful water and its blue color. A song 'Kiri no Mashu-ko (Misty Lake Mashu)' is well-known, and the starry sky fascinates us at night... Lake Mashu shows us various expression whenever we visit here.

23

Address:471-110 Bankei Chu'ou-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido

Access:By car or taxi, 10 min from Subway Maruyama Koen Station, 25 min from Sapporo Station, 60 min from Shin Chitose Airport

From the middle to the end of July, a place where we can enjoy lavender in Sapporo is here, Horomi Touge Pass. It's a less-known but gorgeous spot to see also the night view of illuminated Sapporo. The admission fees changes from 500 to 800 yen.

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Address:Higashi Shikagoe Minami Furano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido

Access:Bu bus, 7 min from Higashi Shikagoe Station to Shinrin Kōen. By car, 90 min from Asahikawa Airport or Shin Chitose Airport.

Kanayama Lake is cool in summer, and the season of lavender is best to visit. You can enjoy camping beside the surprisingly large lake. I'd like you to stop by Kanayama Lake when you visit Tomamu, Hokkaido.

25

Address:Chikko, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 30 min from Sapporo Nishi (West) IC. 13 min walk from Otaru Chikko Station.

Tel:0134-22-6191

Because it's a little known place and there was a few people, I could take pictures as I like! Here's near Otaru Canal, please visit Otaru Port Marina if you ever in Otaru!

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Address:3-1-1 Minamigaoka, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido

Access:By car or taxi, 15 min from JR Asahikawa Station, 40 min from Asahikawa Airport, or 100 min from Sapporo city.

Tel:0166-63-2211

Hours:9:00-17:00

A museum about snow. The highlight is the icy corridor that reminds us of a Disney movie 'Frozen'. Snow crystal museum and concert hall where you can have a wedding ceremony, you could enjoy the romantic atmosphere.

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Address:Moiwayama Minami-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido

Access:Access to the ropeway: 15 min by bus from Maruyama Park, then take a free shuttle bus. By car, 30 min from Sapporo Station. Parking lot is available.

From an observatory on the mountain top, you can have a night landscape of Sapporo like many jewels and also a huge panoramic view of town and nature. It's romantic for lovers to ring a happy bell and promise the forever love♡◎Access: Moiwa Yama Ropeway

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Address:249-6 Tokiwa Nishi 3-sen Nakasatsunai-mura, Kasai-gun, Hokkaido

Well, so beautiful… Rokka Forest is one of the Hokkaido Garden Path. The wrapping paper of Rokka-tei, the best souvenir of Hokkaido, is printed Tokachi Six Flowers drawn by Naoyuki Sakamoto. I took a deep breath in the lush forest with flowers surrounding the shop and museum.◎Open: 2017/4/28-2017/10/15, 10:00-17/00 (depends on the season, check out HP) Rest house is available

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Address:Matsushiro Matsumae-machi, Matsumae-gun, Hokkaido

Access:90 min by bus from JR Kikonai Station to Matsushiro, then 7 min walk. By car, 150 min from Yakumo IC of Do'ou Speedway

For there're various kinds of cherry blossoms including rare ones, early-boom, and late-bloom ones, you can enjoy them for a long term. The collaboration of cherry blossom and Matsumae Castle is very beautiful like a piece of painting! They're lit up at night, and become more wonderful scene. ◎Matsumae Park has many kinds of cherry blossom, so it becomes its best to see later than Hakodate. By the way, Matsumae has a long distance from Hakodate, and takes about three hours. You can use car or bus to access here.

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Tokachi Farm

2 Review

Address:8-1 Komabanamiki Otofuke-cho, Kato-gun, Hokkaido

Access:40 min by bus from Obihiro Station to Otofuke High School. By car or taxi, 25 min from Obihiro Station, 45 min from Obihiro Airport, 150 min from Sapporo Station, or 120 min from Shin Chitose Airport.

An entrance of Tokachi Farm. Here's well known as a low of white birches where Massan and Elly held their hands and run through in a scene of NHK's morning drama. Also it's acknowledged as a beautiful grove of Otofuke town.

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Stunning Views

Cape Kamui

5 Review

Address:Shakotan-cho, Shakotan-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 120 min from Sapporo Station, 150 min from Shin Chitose Airport. By bus, 120 min from Otaru Station, and, only during summer, 180 min from Sapporo Station.

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.

Places OF Japanese No.1

Address:Daisan Sinsei Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:25 min walk from JR Bibauchi Station. 12 min by car or taxi from JR Biei Station, 150 min from Sapporp city. Free parking area is available.

In the place surrounded with the great nature of Hokkaido, there's a colorful world of various flowers. Shikisai-no Oka (Hill of Four Seasons Colors), is the right place as its name says.

Instagrammable Spots

Address:143-2 Itaya Hokuryu-cho, Uryu-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By bus, 30 min from JR Takigawa Station, or 180 min from Sapporo Terminal, to 'Hokuryu School'. By car, 120 min from Shin-Chitose Airport.

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.

Architectures

Address:3-1-1 Minamigaoka, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido

Access:By car or taxi, 15 min from JR Asahikawa Station, 40 min from Asahikawa Airport, or 100 min from Sapporo city.

Tel:0166-63-2211

Hours:9:00-17:00

A museum about snow. The highlight is the icy corridor that reminds us of a Disney movie 'Frozen'. Snow crystal museum and concert hall where you can have a wedding ceremony, you could enjoy the romantic atmosphere.

Restaurants

Address:1-6-7 Ginza Minami, Naganuma-cho, Yubari-gun, Hokkaido

Access:10 min by car or taxi from Yuni Station

Hours:12:00-17:00

Closed:Sat・Sun・Holidays

FAMILY TREE CAFE has chic and good-old room, located in Naganuma, a little far from Sapporo. We can enjoy delicious food and sweets in a relaxing room.

Hotels

Address:Kyousei Okubo Omura Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car or taxi, 15 min from Asahikawa Airport, 5 min from Biei Station, 150 min from Shin Chitose Airport, or 140 min from Sapporo Station.

Tel:0166-92-7037

Spoon Valley's Zawazawa Village has five detached tow-storied cottages. They deliver the breakfast and dinner to each cottage. We can enjoy slow time leisurely and meals we eat in nature are all delicious! When you travel in Hokkaido, it's nice place to stay.◎It's a small hotel with five cottages. They take reservations of three months ahead, so make a booking earlier if you like it.

Spots With Beautiful Flowers

Address:143-2 Itaya Hokuryu-cho, Uryu-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By bus, 30 min from JR Takigawa Station, or 180 min from Sapporo Terminal, to 'Hokuryu School'. By car, 120 min from Shin-Chitose Airport.

We can see the shining yellow sunflowers spreading to the whole field in summer. To rent a bicycle and run around the field make you feel refreshed and it would be a great memory of summer.

Summer Destinations

Farm Tomita

7 Review

Address:Kisen Kita 15 Nakafurano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 150 min from Sapporo city, 45 min from Asahikawa Airport. 7 min walk from Lavender Batake Station, or 25 min walk from Nakafurano Station.

Tel:0167-39-3939

Hours:8:30-18:00

Autumn Destinations

Address:Kamishihoro-cho, Kato-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 100 min from Asahikawa, 60 min from Kamikawa Station, 3.5 hours from Shin Chitose Airport

Mikuni Touge Pass is the highest national road in Hokkaido. There's a great view of Matsumi Bridge and nature. We can meet the yellow leaves in autumn and lively green in summer. Beside the observatory, Mikuni Touge cafe's sausage curry is also delicious.

Winter Destinations

Address:Ōtsu Motomaci, Toyokoro-cho, Nakagawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 40 min from Obihiro Station, 45 min from Obihiro Airport.

The ices of Tokachi in winter, are polished and washed up by waves, then they're called Jewelry Ice. Though the temperature sometimes become under twenty degrees below zero, the beautiful scenery shining in the morning sun is worth seeing once in your life. There's a high probability that it will be sunny around here, and a tourist spot Harunire Tree is also located near here.

Area

Hakodate-shi

Address:44 Goryokaku-cho, Hakodate-shi, Hokkaido

A famous cherry blossom spot, Goryokaku Park in Hakodate. Around 1600 trees of Someiyoshino are wonderful painters of the star shaped castle site. It's lightened up at night and you can enjoy night cherry blossom viewing♪◎Train: from JR Hakodate, take a city train, get off Goryokaku Koen Mae and walk 15 min. Car: 15 min from Hakodate IC

Kato-gun

Tokachi Farm

2 Review

Address:8-1 Komabanamiki Otofuke-cho, Kato-gun, Hokkaido

Access:40 min by bus from Obihiro Station to Otofuke High School. By car or taxi, 25 min from Obihiro Station, 45 min from Obihiro Airport, 150 min from Sapporo Station, or 120 min from Shin Chitose Airport.

An entrance of Tokachi Farm. Here's well known as a low of white birches where Massan and Elly held their hands and run through in a scene of NHK's morning drama. Also it's acknowledged as a beautiful grove of Otofuke town.

Sorachi-gun

Farm Tomita

7 Review

Address:Kisen Kita 15 Nakafurano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 150 min from Sapporo city, 45 min from Asahikawa Airport. 7 min walk from Lavender Batake Station, or 25 min walk from Nakafurano Station.

Tel:0167-39-3939

Hours:8:30-18:00

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.

Kushiro-shi

Lake Akan

3 Review

Address:Akanko Onsen Akan-cho, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido

Access:By car or bus, 70 min from Kushiro Airport, 70 min from JR Kushiro Station, 240 min from Sapporo city.

Lake Akan is famous for moss ball (Marimo). I feel refreshed to gaze the huge blue lake. You can enjoy cruise and staying hotels nearby.

Shari-gun

Address:Kiyosato-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 90 min from Memambetsu Airport, or Abashiri Station.

When Ainu people found this greenish-blue pond, they thought it was a present from God because of its beauty. It never be frozen even in winter, and it's like a jewel looks more mysterious in snow.

Sapporo-shi

Address:1-1 Moerenumakoen Higashi-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 60 min from Sapporo Station, or 80 min from Shin Chitose Airport.

Tel:011-790-1231

Hours:7:00-22:00

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

Shibetsu-gun

Address:1 Minami 9sen Nishi Musa Nakashibetsu-cho, Shibetsu-gun, Hokkaido

Tel:0154-41-6857

100 years has passed since this church built in Nakashibetsu town Kamimusa area in 1916. There's an Icon drawn by Rin Yamashita, a first icon painter in Japan, and an image of Christ that is considered for a legacy of Northern Territories.

Otaru-shi

Otaru Canal

4 Review

Address:Minato-machi, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido

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.

Abashiri-gun

Address:96 Memanbetsushowa Ozora-cho, Abashiri-gun, Hokkaido

Driving on the National Route 39 toward Abashiri from a roadside station 'meruhen no oka memanbetsu' leads to this scenery. I feel healed by the huge scenery seen only in Hokkaido.

Kamikawa-gun

Address:Daisan Sinsei Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:25 min walk from JR Bibauchi Station. 12 min by car or taxi from JR Biei Station, 150 min from Sapporp city. Free parking area is available.

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.

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