May 29, 2019
Sightseeing at Night in Sapporo! The 10 Must-go Night spots!
The regular course of sightseeing in Hokkaido normally starts from Sapporo. Sapporo is a very popular sightseeing site all year around. During the trip to Sapporo, you cannot miss the night spots there. You can enjoy not only the beautiful night scenery, but also the local gourmet, night bus tours, and more. Let’s walk through the must-visit night spots in Sapporo.
This is the Must-go spot especially at Winter night! “Odori Park”
“Odori Park” is the top of the regular sightseeing spots in Sapporo. This park was established as the symbol of Sapporo as the international city, which consists of 5 zones with 5 themes; “Flower”, “Gathering”, “Frontier”, “Oasis” and “Exchange”.
You can enjoy all year around, but visiting in winter night is especially recommended. “Sapporo White Illumination” held from the late November to the early January every year and “Sapporo Snow Festival” from the early February to the mid February, will amaze you with the great night sceneries lit up beautifully. Worth visiting at winter night in Sapporo.
Name: Odori Park
Address: Odorinishi, Sapporo city, Hokkaido
Access: 1 minute walk from Metro Odori station
Map: map to Odori Park
Enjoy Jingisukan, the local gourmet, at night in Sapporo! “Sapporo Beer Garden”
The most well-known local gourmet in Sapporo is Jingisukan (Mongolian mutton BBQ). Beer goes the best with Jingisukan. “Sapporo Beer Garden” offers you both the beer representing Japan and Jingisukan.
The Jingisukan served here is of the high quality for a reasonable price, which must meet your expectation for the night out in Sapporo. As well we Jingisukan, you can also have all-you-can-eat course including crabs and sushi! To wrap up your night in Sapporo, Sapporo Beer Garden will do the best.
Name: Sapporo Beer Garden
Address: 9-2-10 Kita 7-jo higashi, Higashi ward, Sapporo city, Hokkaido
Access: 15 minutes walk from Sapporo station
Map: map to Sapporo Beer Garden
Enjoy the Popular sightseeing spot lit up with illuminations in Sapporo! “Shiroi Koibito Park”
“Shiroi Koibito Park” is one of the regular sightseeing spots in Sapporo, named after the popular sweets “Shiroi Koibito”. There are many photogenic spots in the park, which attracts especially female visitors. The buildings there look like ones from fairy tales.
It has a stylish atmosphere all year around, but the most beautiful view can be enjoyed at night when illuminations are on. The park in winter is the best for dating! Must visit with someone special.
Name: Shiroi Koibito Park
Address: 2-11-36 Miyanosawa 2 Jo, Nishi ward, Sapporo city, Hokkaido
Time: (Shiroi Koibito Park) 9:00～18:00(Shops and Piccadily) 9:00〜19:00
Access: 7 minutes walk from Miyanosawa station
Map: map to Shiroi Koibito Park
Enjoy the Popular Miso Ramen at Night out in Sapporo! “Sapporo Junren”
Fancy something to fill your hunger at night? Especially after drinking in Sapporo, you may feel like eating Miso Ramen, the local gourmet. Then, it is the time to visit “Sapporo Junren”.
This restaurant opened in 1964, and has created the original Miso Ramen with thick soup, which made it regarded as the pioneer of Miso Ramen. Once you taste the Miso Ramen here, you cannot be satisfied at other places. The local Ramen at the night of Sapporo is absolutely at “Sapporo Junren”!
Name: Sapporo Junren
Address: 17-1-41 Hiragishi 2 Jo, Toyohira ward, Sapporo city, Hokkaido
Access: 5 minutes walk from Sumikawa station
Map: map to Sapporo Junren
Enjoy the Popular Soup Curry for your night meal in Sapporo at “GARAKU”!
Soup curry was born in Sapporo in Hokkaido. Now it has spread nationally as the local gourmet representing Hokkaido. If you would like to have Soup Curry at night, “GARAKU” is the one to go. It serves the original Soup Curry created by the owner chef who used to work for a Japanese restaurant.
The Soup Curry cooked with the concept “Deep Umami and Secret spices and Japanese stock” has the unique taste brought by dashi stock made from natural ingredients. Do not miss this outstanding Soup Curry with beautiful presentation on your trip to Sapporo.
Address: 2-6-1 Okumura Bldg. B1F, Minami 2 Jo Nishi, Chuo ward, Sapporo city, Hokkaido
Time: (Monday – Saturday) 11:30～15:30 / 17:00～23:30(Sundays and Holidays) 11:30～22:00
Access: 3 minutes walk from Susukino station
Map: map to GARAKU
Enjoy Night Sightseeing at the Hot spring spot in Sapporo! “Jozankei”
Jozankei Onsen is called as “an annex of Sapporo” and a popular resort spot for the trip to Sapporo. Staying at hotels around here to bathe in the outdoor hot springs and have the local gourmet, will relieve your fatigue easily. The popular travel route on Hokkaido trip.
Among the hotels in Jozankei, “Jozankei Tsuruga Resort Spa Mori no Uta” is highly recommended. It is located among the forests, which brings a special atmosphere. It has the authentic fireplace, where you can enjoy “grilled marshmallows”. Relax yourself here at night of Sapporo.
Name: Jozankei Tsuruga Resort Spa Mori no Uta
Address: 3-192 Jozankeionsen Higashi, Minami ward, Sapporo city, Hokkaido
Time: about 30 minutes shuttle bus ride from Makomanai station *Advance booking on the phone by the previous day of a visit required
Map: map to Jozankei Tsuruga Resort Spa Mori no Uta
Enjoy Drinking alcohol with the night view of Sapporo city at “SUNTORY BAR STYLISH D”!
Fancy having nice drinks at night after sightseeing of Sapporo at the daytime? Then you need a bar to spend a calm time. Here is the best one for you, “SUNTORY BAR STYLISH D”. It has the concrete concept on music and a space.
This bar is located on the top floor of the building, where you can enjoy the night view of Sapporo city with good drinks. Live performance by grand piano every night comforts you surely. It offers all-you-can-drink plan for a reasonable price!
Name: SUNTORY BAR STYLISH D
Address: F-DRESS Gobangai Bldg. 8F 5-36-1, Minami 3 Jo Nishi, Chuo ward, Sapporo city, Hokkaido
Time: (Monday – Saturday) 18:00〜3:00(Sundays and Holidays) 18:00〜1:00
Access: 5 minutes walk from Odori station
Map: map to SUNTORY BAR STYLISH D
Enjoy Japan’s New Three Great Night Sceneries! “Sapporo Mt. Moiwa Summit Observation Deck”
At the “Yakei (night sceneries) Summit” held in 2015, the night scenery of Sapporo city won the 2nd place following Nagasaki city. It cannot be missed! Among many spots in Sapporo, one of the famous night scenery spot is “Sapporo Mt. Moiwa Observation Deck”. The regular among the regulars.
If you would like to enjoy the night scenery, it is recommended to book seats at “THE JEWELS”, the restaurant at this observation deck. This is a restaurant located in the highest place in Sapporo city. Why don’t you visit here for both gourmet and night scenery together?
Name: Sapporo Mt. Moiwa Observation Deck
Address: 1956 Kitanosawa, Minami ward, Sapporo city, Hokkaido
Access: Just outside Moiwa sancho station
Map: map to Sapporo Mt. Moiwa Observation Deck
Cannot miss the Landmark of Sapporo for Sightseeing! “JR Tower Observatory T38”
“JR Tower Observatory T38” is the landmark of Sapporo city, where you can enjoy the best night view. 360° degree panoramic view makes you feel occupy the night of Sapporo.
One of the hidden popular features can be found in its restrooms. The restroom for men has glass-made exterior wall, which is ultimately open! Each for women and for kids was designed with a different concept. Enjoy fully the night scenery of Sapporo here!
Name: JR Tower Observatory T38
Address: JR Tower 38F, 2-5 Nishi Kita 5 Jo, Chuo ward, Sapporo city, Hokkaido
Access: Directly connected to Sapporo station
Map: map to JR Tower Observatory T38
Various Tour course going Popular spots by Bus! “Regular Sightseeing Bus Tour”
This is a very popular regular sightseeing bus tour for sightseeing in Sapporo. You can travel around various sightseeing spots in a few hours, which is popular among tourists of any ages. Above all, traveling by bus is easier for you.
Among the regular sightseeing tours, “Sapporo Night View Dinner Tour” arranged by Hokkaido Chuo Bus is highly recommended! You can enjoy the night view from Mt. Moiwa and all-you-can-eat Jingisukan dinner at the restaurant located in the Mt. Okura Jump Stadium, for 5,000 yen only. Worth trying it!
Name: Regular Sightseeing Bus
Address: Sapporo station Bus Terminal 2-1, Kita 5 Jo Nishi, Chuo ward, Sapporo city, Hokkaido
Map: map to Regular Sightseeing Bus
Enjoy the Night tour in Sapporo!
Has any of the above caught your attention? You can have various choices to enjoy the night of Sapporo, the local gourmet, night sceneries, sightseeing bus tour and more. Explore Sapporo at night!