Find cheap airfares to Sapporo at Flight Centre and enjoy Japan’s most modern big city to the north. Sapporo is famous for its urban parks, picturesque cityscapes and wintertime festivals. The country’s fourth largest city, Sapporo is a place where residents enjoy the outdoors no matter what season. Odori Park is a centrepiece of the city and a place where many festivals and celebrations take place. Music festivals and beer gardens are favourite summertime highlights while the famous Sapporo Snow Festival with its intricate ice sculptures and snow displays bring an air of festive cheer in the winter. And what better time to enjoy another Sapporo favourite, a bowl of miso ramen soup, a now famous dish that originated in the city.
Other attractions include Asahiyama Park noted for its sweeping views of the city and colourful springtime cherry blossoms. The Sapporo TV tower is a popular structure in the heart of the city with an observation deck while the Sapporo Clock Tower has become a must see for Japanese visitors to the city. Sapporo is home to several fascinating museums including the Museum of Modern Art which houses a large collection of glass works. A different kind of museum altogether but one that is equally popular is the Sapporo Beer Museum, home to the brewery and beer garden of the Sapporo Brewing Company, maker of one of the world’s great beers.