Vanilla Flavor and Chocolate Flavor Mixed Soft Serve Ice Cream Using Rich Shiroikoibito Chocolate -Shiroikoibito Park in Sapporo-
July 24th, 2016
Shiroikoibito Park (白い恋人パーク) is an amusement park established in 1995 in Nishi ward, Sapporo city, and is a head cookie factory that Ishiya Confectionery (石屋製菓) is famous for white lover cookies (白い恋人). European-style buildings like famous movie Charlie and Chocolate Factory are popular, and about 700,000 tourists come. They got 1st place in Japanese tourist attractions with Trip Advisor "Best Japan Summer Photogenic Tourist Attractions 2018 from Point of View of Posted Photos by Oversea Tourists", so the tourist attraction is exquisitely popular with the oversea tourists. Ppoular illumination is held in a winter, too. The nearest station is Miyanosawa Subway Station, and it takes about 10 minutes on foot.
Antoruboh Building (あんとるぼー館), Chocolate Factory (チョコレートファクトリー), Tudor House (チューダーハウス), Rose Garden, House of Candy (おかしの家) and Miyanosawa Shiroikoibito Football Field are built at the site. The Tudor House, the Rose Garden and the Miyanosawa Shiroikoibito Football Field (白い恋人サッカー練習場) are free of charge. A parking lot is free of charge, too. Paid Factory Walk and Confectionery Experience Studio have a good reputation, too. Restaurants and food stalls are built at the site, and a popular soft serve ice cream using chocolate cream of white lover cookie is sold at the food stall, so the visitors can enjoy rich chocolate.
Professional football team "Consadole Sapporo" practices at the Miyanosawa Shiroikoibito Football Field. The visitors can watch practicing football players, and enjoy drinks and meals at the restraunt "Owls".
Swirl Soft Serve Ice Cream
Shiroikoibito Park (白い恋人パーク) is an amusement park in Nishi ward, Sapporo city and is the head cookie factory that Ishiya Confectionery (石屋製菓) is famous for white lover cookies (白い恋人). Buildings are European-style and are popular as looking like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, so a lot of visitors come. A soft serve ice cream using Shiroikoibito chocolate can be eaten at Tudor House of Takeout Counter and Rose Garden of Soft Serve Ice Cream House. Article is here
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. Article is here
Summer and Winiter Shiroikoibito Park
Rose is grown in the summer, and the illumination is held in the winter.
Shiroikoibito Park in Daytime
An entrance of the Shiroikoibito Park is along Hokkaido Road 124, and its appearance looks like a western castle. Sapporo Mechanical Clock Tower "Grand Meister" is conspicuous. A fountain and a rose garden are built at a courtyard reflected an atmosphere of Medieval United Kingdom, and 120 types of roses are grown from June to October. Some attractions such as mechanical doll performances and Chocolate Carnival are carried out, and soap bubbles rise, too. Fabulous shows are one of secret behind the popularity of the Shiroikoibito Park.
A small steam locomotive modeled after the steam locomotive Benkei-go (弁慶号) runs around the House of Candy, and the visitors can get on the paid small train.
At the Tudor House, souvenirs are sold, and a cady is given demonstration sales, and old-style children's toy box, old gramophones, the truth of the mouth and sea angels are exhibited.
Atmosphere of Shiroikoibito Park Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Admission fee||Free of charge|
|Parking lot||Parking is provided (180 Cars)|
|Regular closing day||Open all year round|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||9 602 328*46|
Shiroikoibito Park Illumination
Shiroikoibito Park Illumination is a illumination event decorated with about 100,000 LED lights. 10 m tall Main Tree and Santa Claus Sled are set at a fantastic place, and a pleasant atmosphere is felt. Most of visitors are couples and families. Admission free. Sweets Excite Shooting and Sweets Skate Fantasy can be enjoyed for a fee. Illumination period is from early November to March. Business hour is from sundown to 20:00.
Atmosphere of Shiroikoibito Park Illumination Can Be Watched on Youtube
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations near Shiroikoibito Park. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.
|Kotoni Green Hotel(琴似グリーンホテル)|
|Hotel Kotoni Sapporo(ホテルコトニ札幌)||
|Sapporo Hotel Yamachi(札幌ホテルヤマチ)||
|Choine Hotel Sapporo Teine(ちょい寝ホテル札幌手稲)||
|Teine Station Hotel(手稲ステーションホテル)|
A page of Sapporo is here