Hokkaido Prefecture | Travel Information

Hokkaido prefecture is Japan’s most northern island, and is the largest prefecture. The population for the prefecture is roughly 5.5 Million people. The prefecture’s capital city is Sapporo, and the prefecture is Japan’s largest producer of Agriculture. 

Hokkaido is a snow-lover paradise, there are countless winter attractions, everything from Ice Hotels, to snow festivals! If your thinking of spending the winter in Hokkaido, then you certainly don’t want to miss out on the fabulous outdoor onsens and remarkable ski fields! 

 

Destinations in Hokkaido Prefecture

Sapporo

Sapporo is ranked the fifth largest city in all of Japan, with a population of roughly 1.9 million people!

Otaru

Otaru is a small port city in Hokkaido prefecture, with a population of roughly 135,000. It's one of the best places to get seafood, as it literally comes off the boat and into the local markets that day!

Lake Toya

Lake Toya, Hokkaido, is among the deepest lakes in Japan, with a max depth of 180m. The lake is one of the many sections of the Shikotsu-Toya National Park.

Shirahige Water Fall

Shirahige Waterfall, Nicknamed the 'White Beard Waterfall' sits in the center of Japan's most northern Prefecture, Hokkaido, on the outskirts of the small town Biei.

Blue Pond

Blue Pond, Biei, (Aoiike) Hokkaido Prefecture, is artificial pond with a soothing cobalt blue shimmer, created by the naturally occurring minerals found in the local volcanic soils.

Accommodation in Hokkaido

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