Kick off the Japanese summer season with one of the most interesting dance festivals in Japan: the Sapporo Yosakoi Soran Festival! Dances are a modern adaptation of the traditional Awa Odori and the moves mimic fishermen hauling their catch. How awesome is that!
A nice way to enjoy Japan in June is by going to the Hokkaido Shrine Festival in Sapporo. You'll see an amazing procession of portable shrines, you'll hear traditional and modern music, you'll have the chance to try out some of the best festival foods there is, and you'll see plenty of people dressed in traditional summer kimonos!
When you visit Hokkaido, Hakodate is one of the spots you to go. Hakodate has streets with a lot of atmosphere. and they are lined with glass workshops, antique shops and sundries shops. Such a place, Hakodate, has many cafes that you can enjoy fancy and tasty sweets!
When you come to Hakodate, Hokkaido, you need to have ramen! Hakodate has a bunch of great ramen shops that attracts both locals and visitors. There is also a local specialty ramen called "Hakodate ramen" worth trying too. Here is a list of top ramen shops you should give it a try.
Hakodate is an astonishing place with beautiful mountain views and red brick buildings. There is a famous long-standing fast food chain called the Lucky Pierrot. The locals nicknamed it Lappi, a combination of the first syllable of the full name of the chain. Lappi is also a major tourist spot for its unique amusement park style building and interior.
Looking for a real taste of Otaru? If so this list of 5 restaurants is for you. It includes some of the best places for seafood, ramen and sweets among other things!
BLUSTA offers six all-you-can-eat yakiniku (Japanese barbecue) courses that range in price from ¥2,130 to ¥4,167 (tax not included). They have an exceptional variety of menu items. On top of standard yakiniku meat, you can have some of Hokkaido's iconic foods such as lamb meat and seafood!