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Welcome to Yak Pai Hokkaido!

Welcome to Yak Pai Hokkaido!

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Useful travel tips for Thai people who are planning to go and want to go to Hokkaido, written by local people living in Hokkaido.

General Information about Hokkaido

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Hokkaido is an island and one of 47 prefectures in Japan, located on northern part of Japan.

Population
  • Hokkaido (5.54 Million)
  • Prefectural City: Sapporo (1.92 Million)
  • 2nd Largest City: Asahikawa (0.35 Million)
  • 3rd Largest City: Hakodate (0.28 Million)
  • 4th Largest City: Kushiro (0.18 Million)

Population in Hokkaido

Temperatures

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Why Hokkaido?

Beautiful Nature

71% of areas in Hokkaido are covered by forestry. “Shiretoko” located in north-east of Hokkaido is registered as one of the UNESCO World Heritage.

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Variety of Hot Spring

Many kinds of hot spring are available all over Hokkaido. The abundant waters of hot spring contains full of minerals.

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Seasonal Sceneries & Activities

Nature of Hokkaido shows different colours in each season. You can experience various kinds of activities and events whole seasons.

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Sounkyo_Autumn

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A Treasure House of Fresh Seafood and Foods from Mountains

Vast nature provide varieties of fresh seafood, fruits, and vegetables.

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Fresh milk produced by Hokkaido farms are used for making sweets such as soft cream, cream puff and chocolates.

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References

#1: Cover Photo: Pakutaso

#2: Source Map: Visit Hokkaido

#3: Photo of Shiretoko: Shiretoko Sharicho Tourist Association

#4: Photo of Noboribetsu: Noboribetsu-Spa

#5: Photo of Cherry Blossom: Pakutaso

#6: Photo of Lavender: (c)Tomo.Yun

#7: Photo of Change Leaves: Sounkyo Tourist Association

#8: Photo of Winter: Pakutaso

#9: Photo of Clab: Web Hakodate

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