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Mt. Okura Observatory

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Address: 1274 Miyanomori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0958 , Hokkaido
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Phone Number: +81 11-641-8585

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One of the Beautiful Sight In Sapporo

Mount Okura is the sight of the Sapporo 1972 Winter Olympic Ski Jump Venue. Everything in the stadium reminds of the the winter Olympic. The escalator going to the sight is stell... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took the local bus here, had to walk about 600m up the hill but that's no problem for us. It was ¥500 yen per adult (12yo and over) for the ski lift. We could walk up as there was too much snow. We received a ¥50 discount voucher on soft serve with the lift ticket. The view from the top... More 

Thank moimac77
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mount Okura is the sight of the Sapporo 1972 Winter Olympic Ski Jump Venue. Everything in the stadium reminds of the the winter Olympic. The escalator going to the sight is stell reinforced and so sturdy. You then go up the ski jump area via a sli lift, which for someone used to the tropics is an experience. Up there... More 

Thank jdchua521
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its nothing really fancy in the day, just the chill and snow makes you warm and in love :P, then stay a while for the night view and U tell me what you think.... :P

Thank hkdhkd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit the home of the 1972 Ski jump stadium and get the best view of the skyline of Sapporo. A beautiful city in a beautiful area of Japan. Worth the 500 yen to take the lift to the top.

Thank Delbe M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Olympic ski jump, used during winter Olympics. It's situated on a hill. There is a lift to go to the top of the jump, or you can walk about 15 minutes up. I recommend walking, as the lift costs money. The way up is clear, has wooden stairs. Watch out for occasional snakes on the way. The top of the... More 

Thank KarolaRS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I thought the visit would be boring, but again, well organised Japanese surprised us. The cable cart ride and the observatory deck visit was fun. All facilities were clean nd neat. Although no one speaks English, but all signage are in both Japanese and English.

Thank Ping Y
George Town, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Experience the ski cable car where your leg will be hanging in the air. A bit scary when the cable car stop on the half way. Main activity is to go to the top using cable and enjoy the view. It just allow each person about 10-15min to enjoy the view. Good experience to know that how ski stadium look... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

love the area and nice cable car.very nice view from the top of cable car you can get all view from the city. very pity it is raining on the day we went to,

Thank Terdsak P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We took the chair lift up to the observatory which cost ¥500 return. Very nice view of Sapporo once you reach the top. We came here end October 2016. A stall is selling Hokkaido ice cream at ¥350 per cone. Nice melon flavor

Thank Fred O
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great view of the city on a clear and sunny day. We were given an added bonus to watch the training session of the skiers on the high slope.

Thank BK T

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