Sign in for a personalized experience.
Japan Guide Homepage
Travel
Living
Forum
Restaurants
Shopping
Jobs
Friends
News
-
Essentials
-
Sightseeing
-
Accommodation
-
Transportation
-
Restaurants
-
Shopping
-
Budget Travel
-
Questions

Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Hokkaido - Sapporo
Odori Park
# 2   of 16 most visited
sights in Sapporo

jump to:   access  -  admission  -  hotels  -  ratings  -  links

Odori Park seen from the Sapporo TV Tower

Odori Park (ʌ, Ōdōri Kōen) is the broad median of Odori ("large street") in the center of Sapporo, separating the city into north and south. The park stretches about a kilometer and a half over twelve city blocks and offers pleasant green space during the warmer months. In early February, the park serves as the main site of the Sapporo Snow Festival.

At the eastern end of Odori Park stands the Sapporo TV Tower, which has an observation deck with nice views of the park and the surrounding city. The tower is just under 150 meters tall, and the observation deck is at an elevation of 90 meters. During the evening the tower is illuminated, making it an attractive landmark.

Odori Park during the Sapporo Snow Festival

Any Questions? Ask them in our question forum.

How to get there
Odori Park is just beside Odori Subway Station or a ten minute walk south of JR Sapporo Station. All of Sapporo's three subway lines intersect at Odori Subway Station.

How to get to and around Sapporo

Hours and Fees
Sapporo TV Tower
Hours:9:00 to 22:00 (April to mid October)
9:30 to 21:30 (mid October to March)
Closed:No closing days
Admission:720 yen

Advertisement

Hotels and Ryokan
Sapporo offers many business and tourist hotels especially around in the most convenient downtown area between Sapporo Station and Odori Park. Many cheaper hotels are located somewhat less conveniently south of Susukino.
Search Hotels
Recommended Hotels around Sapporo
Air Terminal Hotel
Hotel conveniently located inside Shin-Chitose Airport.
Reserve through
Agoda or Booking
JR Tower Hotel Nikko Sapporo
Very popular hotel inside the tower that rises above Sapporo Station.
Reserve through
Booking
Keio Plaza Hotel Sapporo
One of the best values in town, the Keio Plaza is located just a short walk from Sapporo Station.
Reserve through
Agoda or Booking
Richmond Hotel Sapporo Ekimae
Reliable business hotel, a five minute walk from Sapporo Station.
Reserve through
Agoda

User Ratings
Ratings for Odori Park:
japan-guide.com Rating:
  interesting  
User Rating (by 404 users):
75/100
  recommended

Best rated sights nationwide (out of 805):
599.  Yumomi Performance (Kusatsu Onsen)   75/100
600.  Hyogo Museum of Art (Kobe)   75/100
601.  Fukuura Island (Matsushima)   75/100
602.  Tsukishima (Tokyo)   75/100
603.  Okurayama Ski Jump (Sapporo)   75/100
604.  Odori Park (Sapporo)   75/100
605.  Bay Area (Osaka)   75/100
606.  Aso Shrine (Aso)   75/100
607.  Gotemba 5th Station (Mount Fuji)   75/100
608.  Tottori Castle Ruins (Tottori)   75/100
Most visited sights nationwide (out of 928):
95.  Akasaka Sacas (Tokyo)   842
96.  Pontocho (Kyoto)   830
97.  Kappabashi Street (Tokyo)   828
98.  Tenryuji Temple (Kyoto)   826
99.  Engakuji Temple (Kamakura)   820
100.  Odori Park (Sapporo)   811
101.  Sengakuji Temple (Tokyo)   800
102.  Owakudani (Hakone)   788
103.  Futarasan Shrine (Nikko)   786
104.  Daitokuji Temple (Kyoto)   781

User Feedback
We strive to keep japan-guide.com up-to-date and accurate, and are always looking for ways to improve the user experience. If you have any updates, suggestions, corrections or opinions, please let us know:

English Links
Odori Park
Official English website.

Japanese Links
Odori Park
Official website.
Sapporo TV Tower
Official website.

Online Reservations
Hotel
 
Car
 
Flight
 
Bus

(check-in)

Related Pages

News and Reports
February 5, 2013
Sapporo Snow Festival 2013
by scott
May 9, 2012
Sapporo Cherry Blossom Report
by sean
February 6, 2012
Sapporo Snow Festival
by scott
February 4, 2012
Sapporo Snow Festival - Preliminary Report
by scott
May 9, 2011
Sapporo Cherry Blossom Report
by francois
Sapporo Snow Festival 2011 - by night
Photo Report
Sapporo Snow Festival 2011
Photo report from the opening day, February 7, 2011.

Related Questions
Ganso Sapporo Ramen Street
 1 reaction, last updated 7 days ago
Tokyo to Sapporo Snow Festival. Full...
 12 reactions, last updated 10 days ago
Open time of duty fee shop at Chitose...
 1 reaction, last updated 14 days ago
Street entertainment in sapporo
 0 reactions, last updated 18 days ago
Used / Cheap Bicycle shop in Sapporo?
 0 reactions, last updated 29 days ago
Hokkaido Sakura
 1 reaction, last updated 38 days ago
Bicycle hire in Sapporo
 2 reactions, last updated 43 days ago
JR Rapid to CTS
 2 reactions, last updated 52 days ago
Ice sculptures in Feb 12
 2 reactions, last updated 54 days ago
Where to buy waterproof trouser in...
 4 reactions, last updated 58 days ago
Sapporo Snow Festival Hotels
 11 reactions, last updated 59 days ago
Chuo-Bus Loop 88 Payment Question?
 1 reaction, last updated 60 days ago
Yugigahara Park or Suzuran Park
 1 reaction, last updated 68 days ago
Train to Hokkaido for winter festival
 2 reactions, last updated 80 days ago
Same day bag forwarding CTS to Sapporo...
 4 reactions, last updated 81 days ago
Sapporo Snow Festival Itinerary?
 10 reactions, last updated 93 days ago
Directions for Sapporo.
 0 reactions, last updated 98 days ago
Eating in Sapporo
 4 reactions, last updated 103 days ago
Sapporo: Do I need to reserve train...
 4 reactions, last updated 104 days ago
Hokkaido in early spring
 1 reaction, last updated 124 days ago

Travel
Living
Japan A-Z
Community
Sightseeing
Accommodation
Transportation
Shopping
Essentials
Regions
Prefectures
Cities
Working
Studying
Living Cost
Apartments
Arts and Crafts
Entertainment
History
Religion
Etiquette
Food
Language
Tradition
Question Forum
Classifieds
Trip Reports
Member Area
Sightseeing Guide
Hokkaido
Sapporo
Otaru
Hakodate
Noboribetsu
Niseko
Furano
Daisetsuzan
Shiretoko
more...
Tohoku
Sendai
Matsushima
Hiraizumi
Hachimantai
Hirosaki
Lake Towada
Dewa Sanzan
Aizu
more...
Kanto
Tokyo
Yokohama
Kamakura
Hakone
Nikko
Kawagoe
Kusatsu
Narita
more...
Chubu
Nagoya
Mount Fuji
Izu Peninsula
Matsumoto
Kiso Valley
Takayama
Shirakawa-go
Kanazawa
more...
Kansai
Kyoto
Osaka
Nara
Kobe
Himeji
Mount Koya
Kumano
Ise Shima
more...
Chugoku
Hiroshima
Miyajima
Okayama
Kurashiki
Tottori
Matsue
Iwakuni
Hagi
more...
Shikoku
Takamatsu
Kotohira
Naoshima
Matsuyama
Kochi
Tokushima
Naruto
Iya Valley
more...
Kyushu
Fukuoka
Nagasaki
Kumamoto
Mount Aso
Beppu
Kagoshima
Kirishima
Yakushima
more...
Okinawa
Honto
Kume
Miyako
Yaeyama
Copyright © 1996-2015 japan-guide.com All rights reserved - Last Page Update: January 18, 2013
home - site map - privacy policy - terms of use - contact - employment - Lɂ‚ - advertising