An ever-changing travel experience to Hokkaido. Different ways of enjoying Sorachi!

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Greetings, this is the Sorachi Subprefectural Bureau.

Location of Sorachi on map

Located right at the heart of Hokkaido, Sorachi is near Sapporo and New Chitose Airport so access is a breeze. It’s also a region in Hokkaido that is full of snow, so winter is a time that’s perfect for snow activities and enjoying food that warms up the body.

Snow rafting
Wakasagi ice fishing

Matsuo Jingisukan

Bibai yakitori

Additionally, winter in Sorachi is the time when the city plays host to the Takikawa Paper Lantern Festival, where local residents will design, hand-make and light up to 10,000 paper lanterns; and at the same time, the city hosts the popular annual Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival.

Takikawa Paper Lantern Festival
Faint lantern lights
Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival
Flourishing food stalls during film festival

As a region full of choices, traveling to Hokkaido has never been an all-similar affair. Come visit Sorachi, just a stone’s throw away from Sapporo and New Chitose Airport!

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