This is a caldera lake in Shikotsu Toya National Park. Surrounded by sightseeing spots such as Usuzan, Showa Shinzan and Toyako Onsen, 4 million people visit each year. It is the 9th largest lake in the country, and Ezo deer inhabit the area by the lakeside. Toya in the Ainu language meaning "the lake shoreside".
This is a 1898m high layered volcano in Sapporo. The shape to Mt Fuji, the mountain is sometimes known as "Ezo Fuji". There are 4 mountain climbing routes which each take around 4-6 hours. One may be able to see the mountainous foxes, sables or squirrels on the way up.
This is an Onsen hot spring in Noboribestu City. The area is known as the "Onsen department" due to the amount of spring water from this area. There are various restaurants and souvenir shops in the area nearby known as the Gokuraku street. This area was treasured by the Ainu people as a place of healing, in the past.
This is a park in Sapporo designed by sculptor Isamu Noguchi in 2005, with making the whole park itself a sculpture in his mind. Visitors can enjoy the park view which merges nature and art. Mount Moere and the glass pyramid are the standout landmarks.
This is an Onsen in Hakodate City. It is located along the coastal area and is part of the local residential and school area, and is affectionately known as "Hakodate's salon". The onsen also has amazing views of the Tsugaru strait and Mount Hakodate.
This is a 334m high mountain in Hakodate city. The mountain peak can be accessed by rope way, and one can witness the stunning night views of Hakodate - one of the three famous night viewing spots of Japan. The shape of the mountain also looks like a sleeping cow, which is why the mountain also has the nickname of "large cow mountain".