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Hokkaido General Information
Government (English / Japanese)
Official site of Hokkaido government. Overview of Hokkaido,
governmental structure, event information, nature information, industry,
business, northern territories and other.
Territories (English / Russian / Japanese)
Official site of Hokkaido government. Basic data, historical details and
approaches to the territories.
Hokkaido Infoweb (English)
General information about arts, entertainment, festivals, business, life in
Hokkaido, sports, recreation, education, travel, links to cities in Hokkaido,
news, useful information, map and other.
HBC -Hokkaido Broadcast Co., Ltd- (English / Japanese)
Hokkaido news and live camera (Susukino S4 W2 area and Hokkaido government
Links to many useful sites (Japanese) for traveling, facts about Hokkaido,
famous Hokkaido food and others.
Iibeya Hokkaido (Japanese)
Lots of information about hot springs in Hokkaido, ski resorts, camping
sites, restaurants and other. Some pages are under construction, but expected
to be a great information web site.
Kanko Marugoto Hokkaido (Japanese)
Lots of information for traveling. Events in Hokkaido, places to see cherry
blossom, hot springs near ski resorts, bird watching, tour packages, accommodations,
access information, camping sites, museums, sports and a lot more.
NTT Information Live (Japanese)
More than 100 live pictures of Hokkaido.
Railway Company (Japanese)
Train schedule, discount tickets, accommodation information and others.
Kanko Daizen (Japanese)
A personal web site for travel information. All most all attractions, hot springs and
camping places in Hokkaido. No information about dining.
Thousands of links to web sites in Hokkaido. All sites are grouped nicely.
NRC (English / Japanese)
Official site of Northern Region Center. General information of the center, Hokkaido
information for visitors and links to other Hokkaido related
Sapporo General Information
Web City Sapporo (English / Japanese)
Official site of Sapporo city. General information about Sapporo, travel
information (access, transportation, map, attraction, accommodation and
others), useful information for residents (emergency, electricity, gas, post
office service, legal procedures for non-Japanese, child care, welfare and
others), live cameras, and history and statistics about Sapporo.
Information Page for Foreigners (English)
English-Japanese and Japanese-English dictionaries, tourism info, winter
sports, dining, links and others.
Sapporo Ambassador (English)
News in Sapporo, events calender and some topics.
Sapporo International Communication Plaza Foundation
(English / Japanese)
General information, foreign language volunteers, services for non-Japanese,
news and events at the plaza and links.
Journey of a Lifetime - Sightseeing Sapporo (English)
General information about sightseeing, festivals, food, shopping, hotels, and
Sapporo What's Best: East and West (English)
Maps, history, weather, cuisine, events, tourist attractions, nature and
Convention & Tourism Information (English)
International events and conventions held in Sapporo,
convention News and some travel info.
Town Joho (Japanese)
Lots of information about restaurants, bars, karaoke bars, clubs, discos,
cabarets and others. Maps of Susukino and pictures of streets.
Sapporo Tanuki-koji Shotengai (English, French, German
Russian, Chinese and Japanese)
General information of a huge shopping mall in Sapporo. Lots of
information about 200 shops in the mall (Japanese).
Sapporo Hotel Guide (Japanese)
Information about hotels near Sapporo JR station, Odori park and Susukino.
Future Square (Japanese)
Lots of information about sports, outdoor, travel, business, web shop, news,
living, events and others.
Sapporo Now (Japanese)
STV (Sapporo Television Broadcasting Co. Ltd.) web site. Live camera
(Sapporo, Hakodate, Asahikawa and Kushiro) and URL Hokkaido search (English).
Mt. Moiwa Now (English / Japanese)
Current and today's view of Mt. Moiwa. Daily, weekly and yearly temperature
A Guide to Parks in Sapporo (Japanese)
A search engine to parks, events and other information about related issues.
Other Places in Hokkaido
Daisetsuzan National Park (English / Japanese)
History, Conservation of the park, visitor's information, photo library,
brown bear info, access and others.
(English / Japanese)
Information about hot springs, Daisetsuzan National Park, visitor's
information, photo gallery, Asahidake live camera and others.
Resorts and Hot Springs
Hot Springs around Sapporo (Japanese)
Basic information of about 50 hot
springs around Sapporo. Hot
Hokkaido 500 yen Hot Springs (Japanese)
Information about 77 hot springs where entering is only 500 yen. Information
about other 500 yen hot springs in Japan is also available.
Moiwa Ski Area (Japanese)
A ski area in Sapporo city. A great view of Sapporo city from
Arts and Cultures
Art Park (English / Japanese)
General Information, events, Japanese art classes, collections, facilities
for artists, links to other museum sites in Japan and others.
Ainu Museum (English / Japanese)
Introduction to Ainu, eating habits, fishing and hunting, agriculture,
clothing, ornaments, housing, religion, oral literature and life events with
Concert Hall KITARA (Japanese)
Event schedule, tickets information and other general information.
Ebetsu Ceramic Art Center (English / Japanese)
General information, exhibitions, studios and access.
Sapporo Guest House (English / Japanese)
General information, events and activities at the house, online reservation,
tourist information and others.
Museum of Modern Art (Japanese)
General information, collections, schedule, map and access.
Historical Village of Hokkaido (Japanese)
General information, access, map of the village and events.
Island of the Spirits (English)
Origins of the Ainu, Ainu legends, and other information about Ainu in NOVA
TOYOTA BIG AIR (English/Japanese)
Toyota Big Air is coming back on Saturday, February 17th, 2001 for the
fifth time! The world's greatest riders will be gathered in Makomanai
Open Stadium, Sapporo to snatch the winning pot $50,000. Tickets on
Hokkaido Live Wire (English)
Schedules and prices for live houses and bars in Hokkaido. A great site
for those who are looking for places that offer live music in Hokkaido.
2002 FIFA World Cup Korea / Japan in Sapporo (English /
Location, access and other information about the World Cup games held in
Music Festival (English / Japanese)
One of the biggest music festival in Japan. General information, programs and
schedule, coming artists, PMF alumni and others.
Trade Center (English / Japanese)
Up to date business information, opportunities for trade fairs and other
events, events, links to other business related sites and others.
Hokkaido International Business Association (English /
Introduction to the association, members, business news, activities and
Sapporo Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Japanese)
Information about companies in Hokkaido, great search engine, research data
The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) is a non-profit
organization of primarily English teachers who meet regularly sharing ideas
and experiences in an effort to improve language teaching in Japan. Details
on monthly meetings can be found on their home
page. Guests are welcome to attend.
International School (English)
General information, academic offerings, administration, elementary and high
school information, publications, dormitory, alumni and others.
Hokkaido University (English / Japanese)
General information, library, info. for international students, newsletters,
departments and others.
Hokkaido Tokai University (English / Japanese)
General information about Sapporo and Asahikawa campuses, and departments' info.
Atlas 1 on 1 English school (English / Japanese)
Atlas is a formard thinking, innovative company with bases in Sapporo
and Yokohama that is radically redefining the concept and practice of
English learning. Teaching positions available.
T-Smile English School
(English / Japanese)
T-Smile is a new Sapporo based teacher-student introduction service.
We are seeking native English speaking teachers in the Sapporo region.
We offer premium lesson rates to experienced teachers.
Winter and Snow Issues
Historical background and general information of International Association of
Mayors of Northern Cities. Activities, conference reports, membership procedure
and others. A link to Northern Intercity News.
PIARC International Winter Road Congress, Sapporo
General information about the event in 2002, winter road tech., snow/ice
control project and others.
Guide to Japan (English and German)
200 pages with illustrated, general information about most aspects of modern
and traditional Japan. Lots of links. Recomended site!
Travel (English / Japanese)
A travel agency in Sapporo offering discount international air tickets
for departures from Chitose and elsewhere. Current discount prices are
listed at this site. English-speaking staff.
Travel Updates (English)
Official site of Japan National Tourist Organization. Information about sight
seeing, culture and traditions, contemporary life, eating/staying/playing,
regions, activities and more. Transportation information includes routes,
fares and discounts on rail and air.
Place (English / Japanese)
Website of a backpackers' hostel in Sapporo. Pictures
of rooms, room
availability, booking form, accommodation fee and useful links.
TOYOKO INN (English / Chinese / Korean / Japanese)
Western style hotels located close to railway stations.
Luggage Express (English / Japanese)
Affordable shipping and moving services to worldwide destinations. Nationwide
pickup. Large or small shipments welcome. Introduced as the least expensive
shipping company in an article of the Japan Times.
Lots of coupons and presents offered by restaurants and stores located in Hokkaido. Also,
many useful links to events and travel sites.
An instant email service providing news about jobs, eveg
Internet sites, personal sales, computer viruses and much more.
7 1/2 [ SEVEN AND A HALF ] (Japanese)
Youfll find hundreds of womenfs foo your size plus a full palette of basic to high fashion colors.
Language Institute of Sapporo (English, Russian, Korean, Chinese-Big5)
The first Japanese language school in Hokkaido. Some
180 students from 24 countries are enrolled, and alumni exceed 1,000.
Long-Term Course (Japanese for Higher Education and General Japanese course),
Short-Term Course, Summer Course, Private Courses and Japanese Language
SIL Sapporo Nihongo Gakko (English, Japanese)
Private, semi-private, group lessons are offered on conversation (beginner to
advanced), grammar, Kanji, reading comprehension, Japanese proficiency test
and office Japanese.
Language Education System for Speech on an On-demand Network (LESSON/ J)
On-line quizzes using Java applets for Japanese learners. Listening lessons
on spoken sentences, words, syllables, and more. You can test your Japanese
New Home of Japanese Language Learning
Greatly equipped resources including Kanji dictionary, grammar, vocabulary,
street language and more.
o Narau - Learning Japanese
A simple text and quite useful resource. Vocabulary, Hiragana, Katakana,
basic Kanji chart, dialogues, and lessons.
Survival Japanese Course
For beginners. You can learn basic conversation and pronunciation. Just click
the button and you can listen to a native speaker's pronunciation.