3 hours 30 minutes   
Activity Level

From Edge to Edge, Tanuki-Shopping arcade Explonation.

  • It's a historic shopping street popular among people of all ages and genders.

  • A curious world where historic shops stand side by side with new ones.

  • There are also several specialty stores for "Gashapon" and "UFO catchers".

  • During the tour, Sapporo Explorers will assist with conversations with shop staff and shopping.

  • Enjoy your half-day like a local with your local friend(Sapporo Exprorers).

On this tour join one of the local Sapporo Explorers- living in Sapporo, the Explorer for your tour will be your companion around the city and help you to enjoy the town like a local.
Tanuki-koji is a covered arcade stretching 900 meters across seven blocks, with approximately 200 shops. As the oldest shopping street in Hokkaido, it features long-established stores with over 60 years of history alongside new shops. Enjoy the mix of Sapporo's past and present in the arcade.

How about exploring Tanuki-koji with the Sapporo Explorers?
If a shop catches your eye, let's step in and check inside.
You'll find a variety of shops including clothing stores, shoe shops, barbers, cafes, game centers, and second-hand shops in Tanuki-koji.
Sapporo Explorers can assist you in conversations with shop staff and inform you about local trends among the people in Sapporo.
Don't forget to stop at the Tanuki-koji Shrine for say hello to "Tanuki-san"!


Sapporo city

No. e000040 From Edge to Edge, Tanuki-Shopping arcade Explonation.

Area Sapporo city
Length 3 hours 30 minutes   
Price JPY 28,000 (price per group)
Season All year round
Group size Minimum: 2 / Maximum: 5
Activity level 1*★☆☆☆☆
  • 9:30
    Meet your Sapporo Explorer.
  • 9:30-12:00
    Explore Tanuki-koji with your Tour companion.
  • Stop at a famous histric Mochi shop and enjoy one Mochi of your favorite flavor. Stop at Tanuki-koji Shrine for greetings to "Tanuki-san".
  • 12:00-13:00
    Tour ends at in front of a ramen restaurant which is popular to local people.
  • *If you are hungry, let's have lunch at a ramen restaurant just past Tanuki-koji. It's a popular ramen spot, so you might have to wait in line. Waiting in line for ramen is also part of Sapporo's ramen culture.
Meeting point Meet at the Sousei River Monument in front of Tanuki-koji 1-chome.
Price includes
・Tour Companion
・1 dango( Japanese sweets)

[Not included]
・Personal expenses
Clothing • Clothes and shoes that are comfortable to move around in
Notes ・Please give us the following information when you send a booking request.
Full Name / Date of Birth / Food restriction of everyone
・Age limit: Over 6 years old.

[Cancellation policy]
The following charges will apply for cancellations made by customers:
・11 days to 9 days before...20%
・8 days to 2 days before…30%
・One day before...40%
・On the day of the trip before the meeting time...50%
・Cancellation after the start of the tour or no-show...100%

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