About Sapporo


Let's have a look around into background of Sapporo

Let’s have a look around into background of Sapporo:

  • Region/State: Ishikari Subprefecture
  • Country:  Japan
  • Latitude: 43.0547222
  • Longitude: 141.3538889
  • Time zone: Asia/Tokyo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +9 hours

Weather in Sapporo

  • Climate:   humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit: End April & early May

Location

Sapporo is located in Ishikari Subprefecture. The city is the capital of Hokkaido Prefecture in Japan.

Distance from Sapporo center to Airport

Sapporo Okadama Airport is located in Okadama-ch?, Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 7 Kms north of the Sapporo city center

  • Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km
  • Driving Time: 31 minutes
  • Languages: Japanese

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Sapporo Okadama Airport
  • Rail: Sapporo Station 
  • Buses: Chuo Bus Sapporo Terminal
  • Taxis: Taxi Kochi

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Don’t tip

For Hotels:

  • Don’t tip 

For Taxi Driver:

  • Don’t tip

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Ebetsu,
  • Ishikari,
  • Tobetsu

Emergency Contact Numbers in Sapporo city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 119
  • Railroad:+81 11-222-6131(Sapporo Station)
  • Airport: +81 11-785-7871 (Sapporo Okadama Airport)
  • Hospital: +81 11-611-2111 (Sapporo City General Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Sapporo:

  • Sapporo Lilac Festival. Odori Park May 17–28, 2017
  • Hokkaido Shrine Festival. June 14–16, 2017
  • The 69th Sapporo Snow Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • The Sapporo Beer Museum
  • Moerenuma Park
  • Shiroi Koibito Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • United Cinemas Sapporo
  • Sapporo Cinema Frontier
  • Dinos Cinemas Sapporo theater

Visit Top Restaurants in Sapporo

  • Soup Curry & Dining Suage
  • Ramen Shingen Minami-6joten
  • Nemuro Hanamaru JR Tower Stellar Place

Top Shopping Centers in Sapporo

  • Ario Sapporo
  • Aurora Town
  • Susukino Lafiler

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Hokkaido Museum
  • Galerie noir/blanc 
  • Doshin Gallery

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Best pork belly ramen with black soup, Soup Curry & Dining Suage
  • Japanese Cuisine,Ramen Shingen Minami-6joten

Sports Club

  • Konami Sports Club Sapporo
  • Skilas Japan
  • Sunshine Sports Club

Shelling Out Dollars

Cost Of Living:

Restaurants:

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 1,000.00 Yen
  • McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) - 600.00 Yen
  • Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle)- 600.00Yen

Transportation:

  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 700.00 Yen
  • Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)- 8,000.00 Yen
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