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Mt. Okura Observatory

1274 Miyanomori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0958, Hokkaido
+81 11-641-8585
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Beautiful view from the Observatory

My hubby went up to the observatory and he thoroughly enjoyed it. I, on the other hand have fear... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeju Island, South Korea

I give it an average. What you have to think about is? This is the number one thing to do in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average8%
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1274 Miyanomori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0958, Hokkaido
+81 11-641-8585
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My hubby went up to the observatory and he thoroughly enjoyed it. I, on the other hand have fear of heights so I stayed at the museum >.<

Thank Ayumii_Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I give it an average. What you have to think about is? This is the number one thing to do in Sapporo? That's pretty scary. I've been in Sapporo three days and let me tell you that's long enough.

Thank Garry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

we go at that time at 6pm and its totally dark. and the view is breathtaking. its so nice and you must try the ice cream. its better when snowing.

Thank Ct_siti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to see this on one of the city tour buses. It was an amazing experience. The ride up was nice and slow. At the top there are three different levels of observation deck. And one of them has ice cream. I had the...More

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good half day excursion where you get a feel for the ski jump and have a great view over Sapporo. The museum is very interesting and the interactive exhibits are good fun for all the family.

Thank Bobby_Sole
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This place is worth a visit if you are in Sapporo. I am afriad of hights but it was ok since you can look at the other side to get up. And if you dont want to take the lift down you can use a...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The site was interesting and enjoyable. Not knowing what to expect, it was more than I would have guessed. The Olympic ski jump venue was interesting and we got to see several jumps even thought we were visiting in July. The lifts to the observatory,...More

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Getting there took a bit of an effort: Tozai subway to Maruyama Koen. Then bus #14 to Okurayama kyogijo iriguchi". 10 minutes walk up hill. The lift cost 500 Yen. It was great fun and view is great. Olympic Museum is 600 Yen and we...More

2  Thank HonoluluStar
Reviewed 3 June 2017

At first we thought this was just another observatory deck, like the TV Tower but in reality it was way better. The chair lift was fun to ride and the observatory view was so nice. For the low ticket price that we paid, I thought...More

1  Thank BCPanda
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting visit, a little tired but worth a visit just for interest and great views of the city. 500 Yen to the top was a great deal.

1  Thank John F
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17 June 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.
27 August 2016|
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Response from ajay_israni | Reviewed this property |
12 days is awesome to spend in Hokkaido. suggest keep 5 days for Sapporo and the rest to see Asahikawa, Furano, Hakodate, Niseko, Otaru, Jozenkei. All the places mentioned above can be done as a day trip from... More
14 November 2015|
Response from TheOutdoorholic | Reviewed this property |
With the transportation system in Japan second-to-none, I can almost guarantee there would be public transport to the observatory. The information counter at Sapporo station should be your best bet as far as what bus to... More