Hokkaido's Flower-viewing
in the Spring
Hakodate and Otaru:
Enjoy Spring with Cherry Blossom and Night Views

Make the most of spring in Hokkaido proud of its cherry blossoms

This is our cherry-blossom viewing itinerary, which lets you gaze off into the panoramic views from the Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Deck. Appreciate the beauty of the cherry blossoms while strolling along the Otaru Canal, enjoy beautiful twin cherry trees blooming in pink, admire the cherry blossoms at the star-shaped fort ablaze in white, and end with a romantic walk taking in the Hakodate nightscape view among the night-time cherry blossoms.

(map) Sapporo, Hakodate Sapporo Hakodate

Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Deck

Magnificent pastures unfurl before you, under the watchful eye of William S. Clark, a famous pioneer in agriculture in Hokkaido.

Otaru Canal

Enjoy the wondrous sight of illuminating lights as gas lamps flicker on the water's surface.

Twin Cherry Trees

Two lovely trees huddled together backdropped by Mount Yotei.

Goryokaku (Five-Sided Fort)

A mysterious historic site shaped like a beautiful star.

Hakodateyama Nightscape

Get your fill of the unique, beautiful terrain and dazzling nightscapes.

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  • Approx. 50 minutes by car
  • 1 Approx. 50 minutes by car
  • 2 Approx. 1 hour 30 minutes by car
  • 3 Approx. 2 hours 30 minutes by car
  • 4 Approx. 20 minutes by car and ropeway
  • 5 Approx. 30 minutes by car
  • Please refer to the travel time as a guide

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