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Mt. Moiwa

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Address: 5-3-7 Fushimi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0942, Hokkaido
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Mt. Moiwa, a 531-meter mountain in the center of town, is Sapporo’s largest...

Mt. Moiwa, a 531-meter mountain in the center of town, is Sapporo’s largest natural landmark.

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This viewing deck may not be within central Sapporo, but going here is worth it. The experience going up the mountain via ropeway and tramway is already relaxing and enjoyable... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This viewing deck may not be within central Sapporo, but going here is worth it. The experience going up the mountain via ropeway and tramway is already relaxing and enjoyable. Once you reach the top, you can see Sapporo city from a bird's eye view. This is a must especially during winter when the entire city is snow-capped.

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited Mt. Moiwa in the winter while in Sapporo for the Snow Festival. Very easy access taking the city's only street car and then the free shuttle bus to the cable car station. As roads can be quite icy, it is highly recommended to take the shuttle bus during the winter than to walk up to the station. The view... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is so close to the city, and easy access with subway and public bus within 30 min from city center.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't compare with other seasons but its really cold in Winter. Catch the ropeway for JPN1700. Midstation for the shop and the top station for the views and 3D movie. Its really beautiful with the whole Sapporo City blanketed with snow. Nothing much on the top though except the views, the lovers bell, the shrine and watch some keen people... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went up Mt Moiwa in February 2017. It is freaking cold. However, there are still some Japanese oldies who came up the hiking trail. I respect these people. Not much activities up at the mountain other than observing the city. It would be a nice place to see the city at night but I didn't do that due to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ropeway and cable car rides provides a teaser to the panoramic views of Sapporo. I think the SnowFestival gives the traveller amazing views of the city of lights. Mt Moiwa has a restaurant and a cafe where you can just sip on your hot drink, eat and relax and be simply captivated by Sapporo City and the locals Omotenashi... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Should go during the time of sunset. Very pretty mountains at the side and when the sun sets the whole of Sapporo lights up, and it is a very beautiful sight.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mt Moiwa (Moiwayama) is right inside Sapporo with two lifts, hiking trails, skiing, and neat views of the whole city. How to get there: from the central city, take a streetcar to the Ropeway station. You can walk about 600m to the entrance - turn left when you see the sign for ropeway parking- or take a free shuttle about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to view the city and surroundings. But in winter everything is grey and white.Take the tram or street car to a stop called Ropeway Iruguchi. Once you get off at the stop around 100-150 meters is the shuttle bus that will take you to the base of the cable car station is. To go up the ticket price... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is best to hop on a streetcar and get off at Ropeway Iriguchi stop for 170 yen (one way). You may purchase a one day pass (Dosanko Pass 310Y) for the streetcar if you are travelling during weekend or holidays for unlimited ride for a day. From Ropeway Irigiuchi, the free shuttle bus to the Mt. Moiwa Ropeway is... More 

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