Hokkaido Prefecture

Natural hot springs, volcanic lakes, and some of the freshest seafood you could find in the world: All the reasons why Japan's northern island makes for the ideal winter getaway.

Take advantage of Hokkaido's world-class powder snow for a day or two on the slopes, explore the historical towns for a taste of local culture, and indulge in the famed seafood here to your heart's content! 
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    Otaru is a port town which served as one of Japan's main trade centres. Today, the beautiful canal is a special spot for couples looking to spend a romantic evening together. Craft your own music box and glass product mementos here as a gift to your loved ones!

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  • Sapporo Snow Festival
    Building-sized snow sculptures are among the 400 snow statues on display at this larger-than-life festival! Come nighttime, the remarkable sculptures light up for exciting shows with a magical atmosphere.

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  • King Crab in Hokkaido
    Hokkaido's King Crab doesn't need much introduction. Best known for its sheer size and delicious flavour, King Crab is highly sought after by seafood lovers all over the world. Find out when King Crabs are in season!

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