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Photos: Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival

From the end of January to the middle of February, the "Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival" will be held at Shikotsuko-onsen in Central Hokkaido, which is about 30 minutes by car from New Chitose Airport. Shikotsuko-onsen is a hot spring town on the shores of Lake Shikotsu. At this festival, large and small ice statues will be exhibited. Ice slides and skating rinks will also be opened. In addition, fireworks displays are held on weekend nights. When you go to see the Sapporo Snow Festival, why not add this ice festival to your itinerary?

Scenery of Sapporo in February 2
Photos: Sapporo in February

February is the best season for winter tourism in Sapporo, the central city of Hokkaido. The "Sapporo Snow Festival" is held for about 8 days from the beginning of February every year. At this time, even the highest temperatures during the day are often below freezing. It's cold, but I'm sure ...

Hokkaido! 21 Popular Tourist Areas and 10 Airports

Hokkaido is Japan's second largest island after Honshu. And it is the northernmost and the largest prefecture. Hokkaido is colder than other islands in Japan. Because the development by Japanese has been delayed, there is a vast and beautiful nature in Hokkaido. On this page, I will introduce the outline of ...

Photos of Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival

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Map of Lake Shikotsu

 

 

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Scenery of Sapporo in February 2
Photos: Sapporo in February

February is the best season for winter tourism in Sapporo, the central city of Hokkaido. The "Sapporo Snow Festival" is held for about 8 days from the beginning of February every year. At this time, even the highest temperatures during the day are often below freezing. It's cold, but I'm sure ...

 

 

2020-06-02

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