Shiroi Koibito Park is a
kind of theme park by Ishiya, a local chocolate company. The
company's flagship product are the Shiroi Koibito cookies, two thin
butter cookies with white chocolate in between.
The park consists of various Disneyland
style buildings housing shops, a cafe and, most interestingly a
chocolate factory. The factory is located in Sapporo
Open: Daily 9:00 to 18:00 (enter by
Admission: 600 Yen (chocolate factory)
Susukino is well known
as Japan's largest entertainment district north of Tokyo. It is
packed with stores, bars,restaraunts, karaoke shops, pachinko
parlors and red light establishments. Of special interest to noodle
lovers is the Ramen Yokocho, a narrow lane lined with nothing but
ramen shops serving the famous Sapporo ramen.
tower (さっぽろ時計台) is a wooden structure and well-known local
tourist attraction, located at North 1 West 2,Chou-ku,
The building is of American design and is
one of the few surviving Western style buildings in Sapporo, a city
developed in the 1870s with assistance from the American government.
It is known by many as the symbol of the city and is a main feature
of almost all domestic and international tours of Sapporo. The clock
after which it is named continues to run and keep time, and the
chimes can be heard every hour.
Nijo Market is a public market in
central Sapporo where locals and tourists shop for fresh local
produce and seafood such as crabs, salmon eggs, sea urchin and
various fresh and prepared fish.A recommended way of visiting the
market is by having a fresh seafood breakfast at one of the small
restaurants found between the shops.
|Among the most popular menu
items for starting the day is the uni ikura sea urchini and
salmon eggs on rice(donburi).
The Nijo Market is open from around 7am to
around 6pm on all days of the week, with individual shops
maintaining their own opening hours and closing days.