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Mt. Okura Observatory

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Address: 1274 Miyanomori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0958 , Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 11-641-8585
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Great view over Sapporo and great Olympic museum.

Really a beautiful place to visit. Spectacular view over the city of Sapporo, great Olympic museum and nice park around the whole facility. If you have a car, it is not far at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Nagano, Japan
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Nagano, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Really a beautiful place to visit. Spectacular view over the city of Sapporo, great Olympic museum and nice park around the whole facility. If you have a car, it is not far at all from the city center.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I lived in Sapporo for 1 year. This sight is good to see if you have the time to get there. Personally, I think there are more worthwhile places to go if you are going to spend 1/2 a day. It is a ski jump. See the bottom...see the top...ride the lift. You can see better vantage points of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

If you want a nice view this is the place to come! up the chair lift is a small fee but worth it. there was a lovely place we had lunch at above the shop like a teppanyaki, was excellent price and outstanding food!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

If you ski or snow board, chances are you have never skied or snowboarded that breath taking slope, and will never in your whole life. So why not take the chairlift and experienced the 1972 Olympics that you didn't participate in :) Spend about an hour entirely, including at least 20 min up on the top to WoW. Grab a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

took a bus tour from Sapporo station including ride in cable car. Watched skiers practicing and great views from the top. Tour overall was about 3 hours and relaxing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Great views of the snow and Sapporo, as we had a lovely clear day, and the chairlift was good fun. Great to pair with the sports museum.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Loved the outlook From the snow covered hills to the views back to the city. There were a lot of people that were there looking at the views and all very bubbling with excitement.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

It was bloody freezing but an amazing view!! It was a half decent day with half blue skies which was excellent! The restaurant was closed by the time we finished which was a bummer but great activities it worth the time and effort

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

To get there, take orange subway line to Maruyama Keon station, then Number 14 bus (about 10 minutes) and 10 minutes on foot uphill. We went on the day when a national ski jump championship was held. We are not allowed to take the gondola up to the Observatory so it was disappointing. Suggest to call first before you make... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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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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