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accessible info  :  Sapporo metro  /  JR Hokkaido  /  Hotel  /  Onsen hotel

  Odori Park

Sapporo's main street. The 1.5 km long park with many flowers and trees. Many events are held in Odori Park: the Sapporo Snow Festival in February, Yosakoi Soran Festival in June, beer gardens in July - August, Autumn Festival in September, and White Illumination in November - January.
http://www.sapporo-park.or.jp/odori/  
   

  Sapporo Clock Tower     
A symbol of Sapporo. Not so big. Wheelchair users cannot enter the tower because it is not wheelchair accessible. This is a historical building. It cannot be renovated. Looking it from the outside is no problem. Located near Sapporo Station and Odori Park. Easy access by walk.
http://www15.ocn.ne.jp/~tokeidai
    

  Susukino  

Largest entertainment district in the north of Japan. Restaurants, bars, night clubs, karaoke, and adult entertainment. The famous local foods are ram BBQ, soup curry, and miso ramen noodles. Some shops have ramps or lifts. Public wheelchair accessible toilets are available in big buildings, hotels and parks. Susukino is located in the central Sapporo. Many hotels around Susukino. All the Sapporo Metro stations are wheelchair accessible. Enjoy the nightlife and foods.  

  Sapporo Snow Festival     
Sapporo Snow Festival is held for during one week every February. It is the most popular winter event in Japan. Large snow sculptures are exhibited in 1.5 kilometer long OdoriP park. It is very tough for wheelchair users to move around on the snow. But some volunteer staff will help you. Installing big wheelchair tires or putting small skis on the front wheels would be options.  
http://www.snowfes.com/english 

  Okurayama Viewing Point 

This is the Jump stadium where the 1972 Winter Olympic Games held in Sapporo. It is possible for manual wheelchair users to use the ski lifts if they can transfer from their wheelchairs to the seats. Very kind staff will help you. Enjoy great views from the wheelchair friendly facility and from the starting point of ski jump. The easiest way to reach the spot is by taxi. The taxi fare is not so high because it is near the center of Sapporo. There are also Sapporo Winter Museum and a ram restaurant nearby.   http://www.sapporo-dc.co.jp/eng/okurayama/

  Sapporo Beer Garden     

Sapporo Beer is one of popular beer brands in Japan. A giant beer hall. We can drink and eat in this historical old factory of red bricks. Sapporo Beer Museum next to the beer hall. It is free of charge to enter the museum. Both of the buildings are wheelchair accessible. The beer hall is located near Metro Higashikuyakusho-Mae Station, 10 min walk.
http://www.sapporo-bier-garten.jp/

  Otaru    

A Harbor city. 30 minutes from Sapporo by train. The city is famous for sushi. Otaru Canal is a  popular tourist spot. It is easy to walk along the canal on wheelchairs. To reach the canal, you have to walk down a long gradual hill from Otaru Station for 10 minutes. Otaru is a good place to take a day trip from Sapporo. Both JR Sapporo and Otaru stations are wheelchair accessible. 
http://www.otaru.gr.jp/

  Niseko     

The world known mountain resort. Three ski resorts are connected on the top of the mountain. Fresh powder snow is world famous. One ski gondola takes visitors to the view point in summer. The width of door is 56cm, so a small wheelchair can get in it. The near train stations and limousine buses are not wheelchair accessible. The only access is by car. 2.5 hours from Sapporo.
http://www.niseko-ta.jp/ 

  Toya Lake

A big caldera lake. Hot springs and active volcano. 2 hours drive from Sapporo, 1 hour drive from Chitose Airport. Usuzan ropeway and the view spot are both wheelchair accessible. But the mountain trail to the crater is not wheelchair accessible. It is impossible and needless to change the natural geography. 
http://www.wakasaresort.com/usuzan/

  Noboribetsu Spa

One of the most famous spa areas in Japan. The path of Hell valley is non step and wheelchair accessible. But it is  quite hilly. Wheelchair users might need someone's push when going up and down the valley. The spa resort area is not so wheelchair friendly. Many Onsen hotels are still old style buildlings. There are few wheelchair accessible rooms and spas. Not so friendly to wheelchair users.   http://www.noboribetsu-spa.jp/