April 17, 2019
The Best 10 Shopping Malls You Must Visit in Sapporo Hokkaido, Japan
You can’t miss the food in Hokkaido, when you visit there. Especially in Sapporo, the center of the people,the food, etc in Hokkaido, you can find not only fresh seafood and the food using fresh vegitables, but also amagingly tasty sweets. Moreover, the mixture of the old souvenir shops and the modern cutting-edge spots is interesting. This time, we searched the can-not-miss shopping spots in Sapporo.
Akarenga Terrace is locatied in the very convenient place to access: 5-min. walk from Sapporo Station. The concept there is “The cortyard in Sapporo to meet the new senses”. In the grazed building where you can imagine exactly cutting edge of the times, they have many trendy shops.
The building is connected with the underground passage in Sapporo Station. So, the people who plan to stay at the station hotels can walk here without getting wet from rain. You will be surprised at the gap between the exterior of the building and the interior with red bricks. If you want to feel “the cutting edge” in Sapporo, don’t miss there!
Name: Akarenga Terrace
Address: 4-1, Kita-2-jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Access: 5-min. walk from Sapporo Station
Map: map to Akarenga Terrace
The north Ryoba first shop (Ueda Bussan)
“The north Ryoba first shop (Ueda Bussan)” is a fish market where you can buy seafood all over Hokkaido. Once you enter into the market, you can see fresh seafood with the scent of the ocean. You can buy not only salmons, salmon roes familliar to Hokkaido, and Tarabagani, but also rich Bafun sea urchins and purple sea urchins.
Also, it’s attractive to buy seafood more cheaply than at the general supermarkets because you can trade directly with the market. The people who won’t be sattisfied with just buying sourvenirs, can eat the seafood here. In addition to Bowl of rice topped with sashimi, you should’t miss Sashimi and Sushi to taste the fresh fish. You should visit there when you go to Hokkaido.
Name: The north Ryoba first shop (Ueda Bussan)
Address: 21, Kita-11-jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Access: 12-min. walk from Kuwazono Station
Map: map to The north Ryoba first shop (Ueda Bussan)
Sapporo Stella Place
“Sapporo Stella Place” is a comlex commercial facility direct to JR Tower. You can enjoy shopping without caring about the time because the facility is in Sapporo Station. They have miscellaneous goods shops and book stores, etc, so we recommend to take a little break when you get tired from sightseeing. It’s one of the places where you can return the usual life even if you were in the tourist city, Sapporo.
Besides the shopping mall, they have the movie theater and the restaurants in the building. You can enjoy not only shopping but also eating and watching movies. Moreover, they have the observation room in JR Tower. If you want to go shopping in Sapporo, don’t miss there direct to Sapporo Station!
Name: Sapporo Stella Place
Address: 2-chome, Kita-5-jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Time: shopping: 10:00~21:00 restaurant: 11:00~23:00
Access: direct to Sapporo Station
Map: map to Sapporo Stella Place
Shiroi Koibito Park
As for the sourvenir representing Hokkaido, we surely imagine “Shiroi Koibito” with crunchy cookies and sweet cream. At “Shiroi Koibito Park”, you can enjoy the Shiroi Koibito factory tour, the cafe, the restaurant, and shopping.
They’re selling not only the classic product, Shiroi Koibito, but also Mifuyu with crunchy pie and Candy Chocolate Popping with colorful package, which you can’t buy at other souvenir shops. You can try many kinds of products here. Be careful not to get full by trying too much. If you want to buy sourvenir in Sapporo, you should visit there!
Name: Shiroi Koibito Park
Address: 2-2-11-36, Miyanosawa, Nishi-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Close: no regular holiday
Access: 7-min. walk from Miyanosawa Station
Map: map to Shiroi Koibito Park
Sapporo Underground Aurora Town, Paul Town
If you want to enjoy the undergroung street in Sapporo, you should visit Sapporo Underground Aurora Town. At the underground shopping street, you can find many shops to stop by. When you turn the end of Aurora Town, you can find another shopping street, Paul Town. It may be fun to walk around both of them.
In Underground, you can have fun which you can’t feel above ground. After enjoying sightseeing above ground to the full extent, it may be a good idea to go underground and enjoy exploring there. In a rainy day, how about enjoying the underground street, rather than walking through the town. You may be able to find the favorite things.
Name: Sapporo Underground Aurora Town, Paul Town
Address: 1~3-chome, Odori-nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Access: direct to Odori Station
Map: map to Sapporo Underground Aurora Town, Paul Town
Souvenir Shop Kobushiya
If you want to buy Hokkaido limited souvenirs, you shouldn’t miss “Kobushiya”. You can buy the souvenir representing Hokkaido there. The ganaches at Royce, Shiroi Koibito, and the sweets at Rokkatei… you can buy these must-buy souvenirs without going to the retail stores.
They’re proud of the number of the products enough for you to feel “If I go to Kobushiya, I can find the best souvenir in Sapporo”. They have not only seafood and sake, but also delicacy, ramen, soup curry, and etc, which are suitable for every age groups. You should visit there!
Name: Souvenir Shop Kobushiya
Address: 4-chome, Minami-3-jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Close: no regular holiday
Access: 5-min. walk from Susukino Station
Map: map to Souvenir Shop Kobushiya
“Sapporo Factory”, a recommendable shopping mall, is located at the place of about 6-min. by car from Sapporo Station. Although the shopping mall has 20 years’ history, you’ll be surprised at the open space without the hint of 20 years’ oldness and many trendy shops.
“Sapporo Factory” was built after the place of Japan’s first beer factory, Sappro Beer Factory. Contrary to Atorium Section with the latest trend, tasteful Bricks Building Section is also one of the charms here. Moreover, at the chimney Open Space where you can enjoy shopping, they have the domestic only shops. You should visit there!
Name: Sapporo Factory
Address: 4-chome, Kita-2-johigashi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Access: 6-min. by car from Sapporo Station
Map: map to Sapporo Factory
As for Sapporo, people must have several images: some people image “Sapporo is a modern city.”, and other people image “Sapporo is a city of craftsman.”. A shopping spot, “Odori Bisse” answers these each requests. The concept there is “The Northern Wonderful Life starting from Bisse”.
As the concept suggests, they have select shops selling good quality goods, an only harness manufacture in Japan, and etc. It’s the charm of Odori Bisse that you can find the unique goods. How about visiting there to get the unique items?
Name: Odori Bisse
Address: Hokuyo Odori Center, 3-7, Odori-Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Access: 1-min. walk from Odori Station
Map: map to Odori Bisse
We recommend a shopping mall in Sapporo, “IKEUCHI” with two sections, “GATE” and “ZONE”. At “GATE”, you can see outdoor shops and sports shops dealing lady’s and Men’s clothings. At “ZONE”, they have miscellaneous goods shops and accessory shops. These two buildings are standing separately, so it may be an idea to go one of them according to the feeling then.
Especially, we recommend “GATE” this time. In Hokkaido with a lot of nature, they have unique mountainous resort areas such as Niseko. If you want to buy the authentic outdoor goods, you should buy there. Don’t miss it!
Address: 2-18, Minami-1-jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Access: 1-min. walk from Odori Station
Map: map to IKEUCHI
“Susukino” is the best entertainment district in Sapporo, Hokkaido. “Susukino Lafiler” is a fashion shopping building direct to Susukino. The charm of this building is that they have a lot of casual wear shops and variety shops. They have clothing shops and misellaneous goods shops between the 2nd floor and the 6th floor.
Also, it’s very good point that the building is directing to Susukino Station. So, after shopping at Susukino Lafiler, you can have Hokkaido’s tasty sake and food in Susukino. You should visit there!
Name: Susukino Lafiler
Address: 4-1, Minami-4-jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Time: B2~6F: 10:00~21:00 7F~8F: 11:00~23:00
Access: direct to Susukino Station (South-North Subway)
Map: map to Susukino Lafiler
Enjoy Shopping in Sapporo!
How do you like Sapporo? We introdued the most popular ten shopping malls to enjoy shopping in Sapporo, the best city in Hokkaido. Hokkaido is the northernmost land in Japan. They have not only the unique groumet using foodstaff grown in the vast land, but also fresh seafood. You should visit Hokkaido and enjoy shopping!