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Mt. Okura Observatory

1274 Miyanomori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0958, Hokkaido
+81 11-641-8585
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Quick view of Sapporo

If you have only little time to spare, this is the place to go to catch a quick view of Sappiro... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sylvia K
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Singapore
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winter olympic

a competition site (long jump) during winter olympic games held here in 1972. it is unknown if this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
platinumSingapore
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singapore
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chair lift” (25 reviews)
“ski jump” (60 reviews)
“winter olympics” (18 reviews)
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1274 Miyanomori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0958, Hokkaido
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+81 11-641-8585
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you have only little time to spare, this is the place to go to catch a quick view of Sappiro. Though not as high as Mt Moiwa, you can still see Sapporo on a clear day. The ride up on a chair lift takes...More

Thank Sylvia K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a competition site (long jump) during winter olympic games held here in 1972. it is unknown if this place is still in use

Thank platinumSingapore
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide suggested stopping here and it was worth the stop. You can take a gondola to the top for an excellent view of the city.

Thank Beth T
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

This offer good vier of the entire city of Sapporo, we ejoy the cable ride all the way to the top and down.

Thank Joey T
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

I have enjoyed the quick ski lift up to the observatory area. Coffee is good up there too at reasonable prices.

Thank 289laiy
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Little town, very little English directions with buses, friendly and helpful bus drivers. We got on the wrong bus to the observatory, but the bus driver took us back to bus depot at no charge. He put us on right bus. So thankful! A small...More

1  Thank Diane M
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Other mountains are too high to enjoy a view, but here we can see downtown lights just in front of us. And an adjacent museum is enjoyable: my recommendation is ski jump V.R.

1  Thank yoshirinyoshi
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Our snow festival tour included a visit to this observatory which provided a great view of the city (it was a clear winter day). There are also panoramic photos with landmarks noted to help orient those unfamiliar with the city. I understand that the ski...More

Thank Stu Y
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

The observatory is one of the best in this world. The weather was quite good. It gives u warm when you see the light down below.

Thank KK P
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Went here during snow fest season. Nicely packed with snow. Saw the jump that was used during 1972 jump. They have built an museum. Great place to visit.

2  Thank bigJohnny670
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SalientSingapore
December 19, 2017|
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Response from Ethan S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Salient, 1. They are open for Christmas. (refer to their website) 2. It is about a 1 hr bus journey from Sapporo. Bus 57 (abt 7 stops) from Sapporo station, walk a short distance to catch bus 14 (5 stops) to foot of... More
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HGL888
November 2, 2017|
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Response from HonoluluStar | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't have an answer for you. I remember seeing Mount Moiwa from the top of the observatory, and even though they are in the same area, Google map route shows 3 transfer on the bus line. I would have to guess that... More
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Akuny
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Oyomi | Reviewed this property |
There is no age limit, and actually some people brought toys to play in with in the snow when I was there.
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