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[Hokkaido University Lined Gingko Trees in Sapporo] 350 M Road Is Covered with Golden Color

Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University

Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University (北海道大学イチョウ並木) is a beauty spot for fall foliage near Sapporo Station. It takes about 1 minute from Sapporo Subway Namboku Line Kita-12Jo Station (地下鉄南北線「北12条駅」) to here. The Hokkaido University is commonly called Hokudai (北大), and becomes popular nationwide. The total site area of the Hokkaido University include various forests used for research is about 660 km2, and is comparable with about 1/570 of Japanese land. It is very vast site.
Hokkaido University Guide Map

Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo

Hokkaido University

The Hokkaido University is a national university in Kita ward, Sapporo city, and is close to the Sapporo Station. Its common name is Hokudai (ほくだい). Its antecedent is Sapporo Agricultural College (札幌農学校). Dr. Clark, one of founders, and his words Boys be ambitious become well-known. The area is 1.77 million m2 in the center of the Sapporo, and the site looks like a national park with a lot of huge trees. A part of university grounds are open to the public, and visitors can look around. Central Lawn (中央ローン), Bust of Dr. Clark (クラーク博士の胸像), Elm Grove (エルムの森), Hokkaido University Museum (北海道大学総合博物館), Monument in Honor of Dr. Inazo Nitobe (新渡戸稲造博士顕彰碑), Ono Pond (大野池), Poplar Trees Lined Path (ポプラ並木) and Ginko Trees Lined Road (イチョウ並木) are famous. The university grounds are a long site that extends north to south, and stretches 4 subway stations, Subway Nanboku Line "Sapporo Station", Subway Nanboku Line "Kita-12jo Station", Subway Nanboku Line "Kita-18jo Station" and Subway Nanboku Line "Kita-24jo Station". In case of walking, I suppose that it takes 30-120 minutes on foot. Cherry blossoms can be enjoyed in a spring, and fresh green plants can be enjoyed in a summer, and fall foliage can be enjoyed in an autumn, and snow views can be enjoyed in a winter. Especially, in the summer, tourists can feel an idyllic impression in a scenery of green plants, the blue sky and school buildings. Read More

Central Lawn
Hokkaido University in Sapporo

Not only the lined gingko trees with the fall foliage, the Hokkaido university is famous as a beauty spot for the other fall foliage, too. A large campus area of 1.77 km2 has a lot of various trees, and those fall foliage are full in bloom here and there. Those look very marvelous. Lined Poplar Trees (ポプラ並木) with the fall foliage can be seen.

Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Maple
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Ono Pond and Fall Foliage
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Lined Poplar Trees with Fall Foliage
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo

SAPPORO

Sapporo (札幌) that about 1,960,000 people live is the largest city in Hokkaido. Although there are various theories, its origin of the name is "Dry Big River (乾いた大きな川)" in Ainu language. A population of the Sapporo is the 4th largest city after Yokohama, Osaka and Nagoya in japan, and the population accounts for 36 % of Hokkaido's population! So the Sapporo has been flourished as the center of the Hokkaido. The area of the Sapporo is 1,121.26 km2, and is about as big as Hong Kong, and is the 7th largest city in the Hokkaido. The Sapporo is also famous as a tourist city, and about 15 million people come. As for a climate, it is hot that temperature rises to nearly 25 degrees in a summer, but it is easy to live without moisture. I always feel a little cool. It is cold that temperature falls to nearly -10 degrees in a winter, and amount of snowfall sometimes has more than 1 m. Read More

Sapporo
札幌

Fall Foliage of Hokkaido

It is said that the Fall Foliage of the Hokkaido turns red at the earliest in Japan. The best time to see the fall foliage comes in Daisetsu-zan at high altitude, and it comes gradually in low areas. It comes in Mt. Asahidake (旭岳) and in Mt. Kurodake (黒岳) in mid September, and autumn leaves fall in early November. As for the highlight of the Fall Foliage of the Hokkaido, tourists are bowled over by vast nature with the fall foliage, or are bowled over by small space that goes well with the fall foliage. Except famous beauty spots for the fall foliage, there are less famous beauty spots for the fall foliage such usual mountains and rivers or gorges here and there. Read More

Fall Foliage in Shiranuka
Fall Foliage in Hokkaido

Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage

About 70 gingko trees are planted along a road with about 350 m in length from Kita 13jo Gate (北13条門) to a road running north-south. The gingko trees has planted since 1939, and Prior to that point, cherry trees and maple trees were planted. The best time to see the Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage is from late October to early November. Usually, a lot of tourists come to the Hokkaido University, and a lot of the tourists come particularly in this season. Admission free.

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Beautiful Fall Foliage
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Vivid Yellow
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Vivid Red Maple
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Leaves of Gingko Trees Turn into Yellow
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Marvelous!
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Colorful Leaves
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Entrance of Lined Gingko Trees
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Entrance of Lined Gingko Trees
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Fallen Leaves
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Leaves of Gingko Trees
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Blue Sky and Fall Foliage
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Blue Sky and Fall Foliage
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
A Lot of Visitors Come
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Signboard of Konyo Festival
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo

Hokkaido University Konyo Festival (北大金葉祭) is held on the weekend in the best time to see the fall foliage, and it is lit up from 18:00 to 21:00. A lot of the visitors come very much, and it has an atmosphere like New Year's visit to a shrine. A stall stand opens a business. Watch out for cars because the road lined with the gingko trees is not closed to traffic.

Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage Is Lit up
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Beautiful!
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
People Are Crowded!
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Evening Is Good, Too
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Interesting!
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo
Stall Stand Is Crowded
Lined Gingko Trees with Fall Foliage in Hokkaido University, Sapporo

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Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot A parking is not provided
Business hours 24 hours
Regular closing day Open all year round
Telephone number +81-11-716-2111
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 9 551 719*27

List of Activities

Some activities are held in the Sapporo. Refer to following websites for the activities. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Buffet

Sapporo View Hotel Odori Park(札幌ビューホテル大通公園)
ASOVIEW
New Otani Inn Sapporo(ニューオータニイン札幌)
ASOVIEW
ANA Holiday Inn Sapporo Susukino(ANAホリデイ・イン札幌すすきの)
ASOVIEW
Cross Hotel Sapporo(クロスホテル札幌)
ASOVIEW
Mercure Sapporo(メルキュールホテル札幌)
ASOVIEW

Sapporo One-Day Bus Tours

Movie of Sapporo One-Day Bus Tours


Chuo Bus(中央バス)
ASOVIEW
Jalan

Sightseeing Taxi

Movie of Sightseeing Taxi


Sapporo and Hokkaido Concierge Center(札幌&北海道コンシェルジュセンター)
ASOVIEW
Hokkaido Alphard Sightseeing Taxi(北海道アルファード観光タクシー)
ASOVIEW
Hokkaido Jumbo Taxi(北海道ジャンボタクシー観光)
Mayama Taxi(真山タクシー)
Takimoto Taxi(滝本タクシー)
Jalan

Canoe Tour

Movie of Canoe Tour


Amuse Sports(アミューズスポーツ)

Outdoor Activities

Movie of Snow Trekking


Giro21(Giro21)
North Safari Sapporo(ノースサファリサッポロ)
Hokkaido Great Adventure(北海道グレートアドベンチャー)
SAN(SAPPORO ACTIVE NAVIGATION)
ASOVIEW
Moimo Club(もいもいくらぶ)
ASOVIEW
Blue Tourism Hokkaido(ブルーツーリズム北海道)
ASOVIEW

Horse Trekking and Horseback Riding

Movie of Horse Trekking


Wildmustangs(ワイルドムスタングス)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Pilika Hill Ranch(ピリカの丘牧場)
ASOVIEW
Hokusei Ridnig Club(ほくせい乗馬クラブ)
ASOVIEW

Japanese Kimono Rental and Lolita Fashion

Movie of Japanese Kimono Rental


FURISODE Furifuri Mode(FURISODE ふりふり・もーど)
kita Loli Salon(北ロリサロン)
Jalan
Mituki Sakura(美月桜)

Ninja Experience, Calligraphy Experience and Tea Ceremony Experience

Movie of Ninja Experience


Hokkaido Ninja Do(北海道忍者道)
ASOVIEW
Shusui Calligraphy Room(秀翠書道教室)
ASOVIEW
Sapporo Tea Ceremony Experiencing REN(茶道体験 蓮)

Pottery Experience and Craft Experience

Mashika Kobo(マ鹿工房)
Maruyama Tohbou(円山陶房)
To studio TADA(陶studioTADA)
Sapporoyaki Bankeigama(札幌焼 盤渓窯)
ASOVIEW
Keifugama(憬楓窯)
ASOVIEW
Clay Space Nishioka Tobou(クレイスペース西岡陶房)
ASOVIEW
Clay Space Hassamu Tobou(クレイスペース発寒陶房)
Clay Space Atsubetsu Tobou(クレイスペース厚別陶房)
Hokko Toubou(北光陶房)
Jalan
Sapporo Chokin Studio(札幌彫金工房)
Kinkousya(金工舎)
Zuii(ズイ)
Jalan
Studio Smith Sapporo Branch(工房スミス札幌店)
ASOVIEW
Glass Studio Glow(硝子工房 グロウ)
Jalan
Northern Japanese Papper Studio Kamibiyori(北の紙工房 紙びより)
ASOVIEW
Handemade Soap School Atlier Mayuco(手作り石けん教室 あとりえMAYUCO)
ASOVIEW

Flower Arrangement

Movie of Flower Arrangement


Flower Room Atlier un Fleur(花教室アトリエ アンフルール)
ASOVIEW
Baby Decoration(べびーでこれーしょん)
ASOVIEW
fleurir(fleurir(フルーリール)~花開くとき)
ASOVIEW
Lupra atelier de fleurs(Lupra atelier de fleurs)
ASOVIEW
Salon de Fleur Shihori(サロン・ド・フルールしほり)
ASOVIEW
Atlier Hanairo Sweet Decoration Nango Branch(アトリエ花色スイートデコレーション南郷店)
ASOVIEW
Belle Arome(ハーバリウムサロン ベルアローム)
ASOVIEW
PureRea(PureRea)
ASOVIEW
Flower Wataboshi(Flower わたぼうし)
ASOVIEW
Atlier Hanairo Homac Nishioka Branch(アトリエ花色ホーマック西岡店)
ASOVIEW
Preserved Flower Peony(プリザーブドフラワー・ドライフラワー ピオニー)
ASOVIEW
Atlier Hanairo Sweet Decoration Nishioka Branch(アトリエ花色スイートデコレーション西岡店)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Porcelarts and Herbarium Room toluha(札幌ポーセラーツ&ハーバリウム教室 toluha)
ASOVIEW
Blancheur. ef(ブランシュール)
ASOVIEW
Studio Hana Ange(工房 花アンジェ)
ASOVIEW

Airsoft

Movie of Airsoft


ARIAKE BASE UPPERS(アリアケベース)
ASOVIEW

Skiing and Cross-country Skiing

Movie of Sapporo Teine


Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort(札幌国際スキー場)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Sapporo Teine(サッポロテイネ)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Sapporo Moiwayama Ski Resort(札幌藻岩山スキー場)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Sapporo Bankei Ski Resort(さっぽろばんけいスキー場)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Fu's Snow Area(フッズスノーエリア)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Takino Suzuran Hillside Park Snow World(国営滝野すずらん丘陵公園スノーワールド)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Jozankei Mikasa Ski Ground(定山渓三笠スキー場)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Maeda Forest Park(前田森林公園)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Nakajima Park(中島公園)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Moerenuma Park(モエレ沼公園)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Noshi Park(農試公園)
ASOVIEW
Jalan

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Kita Ward. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Sapporo Clark Hotel(札幌クラークホテル)
Hotel Mystays Sapporoeki Kitaguchi(ホテルマイステイズ札幌駅北口)
Apa Hotel TKP Sapporoeki Kitaguchi(アパホテル(TKP札幌駅北口) EXCELLENT)
Hotel Route Inn Sapporoeki Kitaguchi(ホテルルートイン 札幌駅前北口)
Toyoko Inn Sapporoeki Kitaguchi(東横イン札幌駅北口)
Booking
Hotel My Stays Sapporo Aspen(ホテルマイステイズ札幌アスペン)
Hotel Sunroute Sapporo(ホテルサンルート札幌)
Booking
Hotel WBF Sapporo North Gate(ホテルWBF札幌ノースゲート)
Hotel Keihan Sapporo(ホテル京阪 札幌)
Hotel Mets Sapporo(ホテルメッツ札幌)
Booking
Jalan
HOTEL LiVEMAX Sapporo-Ekimae(ホテルリブマックス札幌駅前)
Hokkaido Christian Center(北海道クリスチャンセンター)
Booking
Keio Prelia Hotel Sapporo(京王プレリアホテル札幌)
Residence Hotel Stripe Sapporo(レジデンスホテル ストライプサッポロ)
Business Inn Norte II(ビジネスイン ノルテII)
Ten to Ten Sapporo Station(Ten to Ten 札幌ステーション)
Jalan
Sapporo House Seminar Center(札幌ハウスセミナーセンター)
Booking
Hokkaido Daiichi Hotel Sapporo(北海道第一ホテルサッポロ)
Booking
Hotel Sapporo Sun Plaza(ホテル 札幌サンプラザ)
Booking
UNTAPPED HOSTEL(UNTAPPED HOSTEL)
SAKURA239(SAKURA239)
HP
Booking
Jalan
North Ridge Hotel Sapporo(ノースリッジホテルサッポロ)
HP
Booking
Jalan
Chateraise Gateaux Kingdom Sapporo(シャトレーゼ ガトーキングダムサッポロ ホテル&スパリゾート)
Booking.com

A page of Sapporo is here

Sapporo

A page of Hokkaido Fall Foliage is here

Hokkaido Fall Foliage

By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.

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