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Mt. Okura Observatory

Address: 1274 Miyanomori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0958 , Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 11-641-8585
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Ranked #1 of 46 Activities in Sapporo
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We took the ski lift up the observatory. It was snowing at minus degree and the feeling of cold but great.

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Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I joined the local tour and went for the above which included a Genghis Khan BBQ dinner. All in all, I have had 3 such dinners while in Sapporo and I personally feel that this is the best.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

It was hard for us to get to this place given that we travelled on our own to this place and Google said there is no public transport to this place, which isn't true. To get here, the Toho line to Maruyumakoen, then take bus number 14 (only run every 30mins) to Mt Okura. From there walk up the hill... More 

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Klang
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Singapore
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Shanghai
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
62 helpful votes 62 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
29 helpful votes 29 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 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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