Hokkaido is the ideal place for an old-fashioned holiday experience which has long been famous among tourists from all over the world. To arrive at a hidden location in the northernmost part of Japan, it only takes a half hour flight from Tokyo.
Things to do in Hokkaido :
1. Eating ramen
For a taste of Miso Ramen is authentic, there is no place other than Sapporo, Hokkaido. As the birthplace of ramen, Sapporo ramen is filled with stalls and restaurants. Two well-known among tourists is Ramen and Ramen Yokocho Republic.
To find Ramen Yokocho, you just have to walk about 3 minutes from Sapporo Subway Station. While Ramen Republic is two stations away from Sapporo Station. Located on the 10th floor of the Sapporo ESTA, a commercial complex in front of Sapporo Station, you can enjoy different kinds of ramen.
2. Drinking beer
One thing you can not miss while in Hokkaido is drinking beer, if you can consume. Be sure to taste the freshly brewed beer. Four big-name breweries such as Kirin, Sapporo, Suntory and Asahi. However, other small breweries also offer the same satisfying beer.
One recommendation is that you can try a dinner-Genghis Khan (lamb barbecue) with a special beer in Sapporo Breweries. A perfect blend of delicacy and liquor. Remember, if you can consume.
3. Fresh seafood
Hokkaido is a paradise for seafood lovers. Crab meat, salmon, and shellfish, is a small piece of seafood that will satisfy your culinary desires. When looking for a much-loved local residents and tourists, try a big crab.
To feel the freshness of this, you just come to the morning market in Hakodate. Only a stone's throw from JR Hakodate Station, Hakodate Asaichi contains 360 shops and restaurants all of which sell seafood. In order not to be late, you should come between 6:00 to 7:00 pm local time.
4. Savor the sweetness of chocolate
You can never leave without bringing home a box of Hokkaido Shiroi Koibito or Royce products. Chocolate is rich in tantalizing aroma of coco. For the chocolate experience, travel to Shiroi Koibito Park the place where the chocolate factory to make chocolate Shiroi Koibito Ishiya.
5. Playing Snow
When you come in winter, do not miss a visit to the Sapporo Snow Festival which attract 2 million visitors annually. Here, you can play as much snow or snow to see the various actors.
When the festival, snow sculpture of any kind will be erected along the road. Nighttime is the best time to enjoy all the artwork. With the spotlight a variety of lights, all the eye can see you will see the beauty.