Hokkaido
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Goryokaku Tower: Observation Deck Admission Ticket

1. Goryokaku Tower: Observation Deck Admission Ticket

Overlook the star-shaped form of the historical site of Goryokaku. Enjoy the astonishing city views and see part of Honshu island from the 107-meter high observation deck.  Visit the exhibition in the tower's Historic Corridor and learn the history of Goryokaku. Learn the story of the army of the last shogun, who fought the war with the Imperial army at the end of the Edo period.

Sapporo: Skip-the-Line Sapporo TV Tower Admission Ticket

2. Sapporo: Skip-the-Line Sapporo TV Tower Admission Ticket

Upon arrival at Sapporo TV Tower, head up to the 3rd floor, where you'll exchange your printed out ticket for an admission ticket. From here, take the elevator that shoots you up to the 295-foot (90-meter) Tembo Deck in 60 seconds. On the observation deck, soak up panoramic views of the city of Sapporo and look out for different seasonal flowers in Odori Park. If visiting during a festival — such as Yosakoi Soran Festival, Sapporo Snow Festival, and White Illumination — enjoy observing the festival from the deck.

Furano: Furano and Biei Private Guided Tour by Taxi

3. Furano: Furano and Biei Private Guided Tour by Taxi

Explore Furano and Biei in a more efficient way. Take a private taxi and choose a 6 or 4-hour option to fit your schedule. Let the driver-guide know what special requests you have for the day and they will tailor your itinerary accordingly. Drive through scenic spots Biei Panorama Road and travel to the Biei area to visit the beautiful Blue Pond. See Shikisai no Oka, also known as the hill of 4 seasons, and enjoy the seasonal flower fields. Take photos of unforgettable scenery. Or head to Farm Tomita (Furano Flower Field), famous for its lavender. In the summer months, see the beautiful lavender in bloom, and in the colder months, take pleasure in the other flowers in the lower gardens. Furano and Biei are beautiful in summer and winter. In the summer the hills are covered with flower gardens and in the winter these same hills are covered in snow. Art enthusiasts can drive to Takushinkan Photo Gallery, a famous photo gallery that exhibits the work of Shinzo Maeda and his son Akira. Biei used to be just a small agricultural town but Shinzo Maeda’s photographs made the beautiful land widely popular throughout the nation. Lastly, enjoy delicious lunch surrounded by the great outdoors.

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