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Mt. Okura Observatory

Address: 1274 Miyanomori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 064-0958 , Japan
Phone Number: +81 11-641-8585
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Ranked #1 of 42 Activities in Sapporo
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports

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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This Olympic ski jump venue is very near to Sapporo and the view from the observatory was great. The ropeway ride was priced reasonably.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Went up in autumn to see thi olympic ski slope, snow hasn't formed yet. Great view of Sapporo on a clear sunny day! The ski lift up was nice and fun and the melon vanilla soft serve on the top observatory was a pleasant combination of view and taste. Ski lift was for 500 yen for return per adult Combine... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My family and I went to Mt Okura Observatory around 5pm when the sun was setting. We stayed on till night fall and was amazed at the scenic view below us with lighted Hokkaido in front of us. A must visit place.

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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I went this place at winter, it is great out there, but toooo cold. Remember to bring warm jacket. We finally end to back inside and drink some hot chocolate.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Visited during July summer month, when the slope was green. The view of the ski slope itself was just plain beautiful ... I really enjoyed the ski lift. It was a steady, comfortable & enjoyable ride both up- & downhill. One word of caution: go with footwear that would not slip off in mid air.I was wearing slippers that day... More 

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New York City, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The museum is fun if you're willing to take part. There's fun interactive games to play and then you can take the ski lift to the top of the jump. There is great soft cream at the top and it's a great photo opportunity. There's a gift shop and a restaurant at the bottom that I'd also recommend.

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Torun, Poland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

500 yens for a chair lift that will take you up where the observatory and the ski jumping hill are. Great panorama view over Sapporo. :)

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16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

you will have a nice view of the sapporo city at the top. we went up using the open ski lift but i think those who have time and strength can hike up to the top. witnessed some senior citizens hike up in groups. the lamb restaurant is really good. price is reasonable, quality and service are very good. must... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We visited this place during the afternoon and the temperature was quite cooling, around 12 degree celsius. The view of the ski jump up close was really cool and I never expected it to be so steep. We also took the ski lift up and got a breathtaking view of the Sapporo city from the top. Overall a nice place... More 

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Houston, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is a unique opportunity to see a ski jump up close as I had never seen one other than on TV. The lift ride to the top gives you a close up view of the jump and landing areas which are surprisingly steep. The view at the top is very good but probably would be better at night. It... More 

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