GetYourGuide uses cookies to give you the best possible service. If you continue browsing, you agree to the use of cookies. More details can be found in our privacy policy.

Close
  1. Japan
  2. Hokkaido
  3. Sapporo

One Day Muslim-Friendly Tour of Sapporo

Product ID: 75579
See gallery
A private tour for Muslim travelers covering Hokkaido’s top city, "Sapporo". With a local guide leading the way, enjoy the city to your heart's content during this splendid one day tour visiting markets, shops and stadiums.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Nijo Market, where fresh seafood and fruit are bountiful
  • Learn and taste the candy manufacturing process at White Lovers Park
  • Dive in to delicious Sapporo miso ramen at the popular ramen shop "Horyu"
  • Be amazed as you look out at Sapporo from the Okurayama observatory lounge
  • Get a thrill as you view the plunge from a ski jumper’s perspective at the Okurayama ski jump launch area
Full description
Sapporo, under the auspices of the Meiji government’s “Hokkaido Kaitakushi” development plan in 1869, was designated to be a large-scale metropolis. The Meiji government was interested in advancing the modernization of Japan, and Hokkaido, with its rich natural resources. Sapporo, as the center of all things Hokkaido, has rapidly progressed in its role as a central city, growing up to be a true metropolis of 1.9 million people. In February, 2017 as hosts of the Winter Asian Games, Sapporo is focused on being even more representative as an international city that showcases Japan’s best.  After leaving your accommodation, you will first visit the famous Nijo Market. This market is popularly known as the kitchen of Sapporo, with the best of seasonal seafood, fruits, and other specialties on display as you walk around.

After Nijo market, you’ll ride the subway to the “White Lovers” (known in Japanese as “Shiroi Koibito”) Park. In this theme park, you will find an overflowing of candy charm, plus factory tours and of course the "white lover" confectionery itself, an institution in Hokkaido. You’ll not only enjoy a candy making experience, but also a learning one, specifically about the history of the brand and company, including a display of valuable antique cups. It goes without saying there will be many chances to enjoy the chocolate, be it white, brown, or black. In September 2016, White Lovers opened a new prayer room to accommodate their Muslim visitors. After “White Lovers” Park, you’ll return to the city center and visit the popular ramen shop  "Horyu" (founded in 1958), which is always bustling at lunchtime. The ramen here has a rich broth with a delicious infusion of miso, a perfect match for the noodles and toppings. Particularly recommended is the "Genghis Khan Ramen," which allows you to taste the two major Sapporo specialties of Genghis Khan and ramen at the same time.

After lunch, by subway and bus you'll visit Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium. Okurayama is well known as the ski jump venue during the 1972 Olympic Winter Games in Sapporo, but even now many international ski jumping competitions are held. Ride the lift to the 307 meter summit and admire the city of Sapporo and the Ishikari Plain spreading out before you. During winter, you can enjoy a particularly superb view, with the pure white snow dazzling the scene around you. Beneath the 307 meter summit’s observatory is the starting line for the ski jump. Here you can realistically experience the jumper’s feeling before they make their run. After enjoying the ski jump stadium, the tour will end with a return to your accommodation.
Includes
  • English speaking guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Admission fee for White Lovers (“Shiroi Koibito”) Park & Okurayama
  • Jump Stadium
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation fee

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• During severe winter weather, your tour agenda may be subject to change
• Tour duration can be extended at a rate of 1,000 yen per person, per half hour, payable in cash
Not available
Currently it is not possible to book this product due to its limited availability.
Organized by

Trip Designer

Product ID: 75579