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Mt. Okura Observatory, Sapporo

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Take in panoramic views of Sapporo from atop Mt. Okura Observatory, a hilltop attraction of Olympic fame. Located below the observatory is the Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium, a sports arena built for and used in the 1972 Winter Olympics. Unless the facilities are used for competitions, visitors can access the site's observatory by using the chair lift. Before or after your ride up to this popular vantage point, consider stopping at Sapporo Winter Sports Museum at the bottom of the hill, which features exhibits dedicated to the Olympics Games that took place here. Arrange to visit Mt. Okura Observatory and other attractions in Sapporo using our Sapporo travel itinerary maker.
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  • Went on regular tourist bus from Sapporo station is unexpectedly close. Experience to jump close to see it's not easy because it was interesting. Really high and rises up in the lift. Ski jumper who is amazing.
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  • We visited the Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium (or 大倉山シャンツェ) on a Sunday afternoon. As we were behind schedule, we decided to purchase chair lift tickets only (about ¥500) and to skip the Winter Olympics m...  more »
  • On watch on TV and see no difference, to jump from the height of the fear, and not of the interest. Actually rode the lift and go up to the top overlooks the beautiful city of Sapporo. Soft serve ice cream is delicious. Affordable lift fee of 500 yen is glamour. Coupons may be looking at free papers.
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