Sapporo: capital of Hokkaido, the northern island where resided by the congenital Ainu and five percent Japanese population mixed. Sapporo is the main gateway to explore the Japanï¿½s second largest island with time limited due to the weather. It welcomes visitors with laid back yet refreshing ambience of cultural living could be seen in museums, old castles ... More>and present lifestyle. Sapporo and beyond limn unspoiled nature of wild flower fields, forests and wildlife. Through the year, Sapporo attracts tourists with colourful Spring, Blue sky Summer, Red Autumn and glamorous Winter, the best time for skiing and snowboarding. Nature lovers dance with cranes in Kushiro Wetlands, spot seals, cute red foxes, deer and owls in Nemuro peninsula.