About Hokkaido Region
Hokkaido is home to some of world natural heritage sites such as the Shiretoko and the Kushiro Wetland. The area is adorned with a magnificent nature which boasts of rare wildlife. It also offers a diverse selection of delicious food.
The Ainu culture is cultivated by its relationship with nature. The four seasons–spring, summer, autumn, and winter–are clear in Hokkaido so, you get to enjoy unique sceneries throughout the year.
Sapporo, a popular tourist destination, is a city that offers a variety of attractions. From spring to the summer in the Furano-Biei area, lavender and flowers bloom in the beautiful countryside. Hakodate, on the other hand, features many historic buildings and exotic townscapes.
Shinkansen recently opened and it functions as a gateway to Hokkaido. The Kushiro-Shiretoko area is where you can enjoy the best of Hokkaido nature such as the Shiretoko Peninsula and Kushiro Wetland.