Niseko ski resort in Hokkaido is probably the most famous Japan resort amongst international skiers and boarders.
One of the most attractive events in Hokkaido must be the penguin walk at Asahiyama Zoo.
A variety of wild animals can be seen with the coming of drift ice season, as the drift ice arrives.
Enjoy the art of snow and ice created by the citizens of Sapporo together with the Ground Self-Defense Force!
Otaru Canal was a central part of the city's busy port in the first half of the 20th century.
Water from Lake Shikotsu is put through sprinklers and becomes different pieces of art in various sizes as it freezes.
An event with picturesque views of white steam rising from quaint hot spring towns and a mysterious world that unfolds before your eyes.
A visit to Hokkaido in the winter provides a truly breathtaking experience. From beautiful white landscapes and vibrant illuminations to ice sculptures and aurora lights, visitors can look forward to being whisked away to an enchanting world that delivers a winter experience like no other.
Before going abroad, researching into temperatures and the type of clothes to bring with you can sometimes be a little bothersome which is why we have prepared a lowdown on exactly what you can expect. What’s more details are regional specific which means that wherever you decide to go in Hokkaido, you can be rest assured that you will be well prepared.
Tourists from all over the world are attracted to Hokkaido because of its extremely fresh cuisine and agricultural produce. From fresh crab to delicious milk, diary and fruit, Hokkaido has some of the freshest, high-quality ingredients across Japan. Inside, we have hand-picked some of the best restaurants to visit!
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