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Mount Moiwa-yama

Travel Guide - Mount Moiwa-yama

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Located at 4.7 kilometers southwest of JR Sapporo Station, Mt. Moiwa-yama is an ideal hiking and skiing ground for the citizens. There is a observation deck, restaurant, and planetarium on top of the 531 meters high mountain. You can get there on foot or by the ropeway and cable car that runs from the foot of mountain.
Mt. Moiwa-yama was a sanctuary of Ainu, the indigenous people of Hokkaido, and was called "Lookout platform" by them. As the name suggests, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Sapporo city and the vicinity from the top of the mountain.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Ropeway and Cable car: 10:30 - 21:30 (mid-April - November)
  • Ropeway and Cable car: 11:00 - 20:30 (December - mid-April)

ClosedClosed

  • Ropeway and Cable car: Several days in November for maintenance

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Ropeway and Cable car: 1,700 yen (General, Adult) *round-trip
  • Ropeway and Cable car: 850 yen (Child) *round-trip

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 8 minutes walk from Ropeway-iriguchi Station on the Sapporo Shiden (Free shuttle bus is also available). Take the ropeway from Moiwa-Sanroku Station, then transfer to the cable car at Moiwa-Chufuku Station.

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    TRAVELDAVEUK @traveldaveuk - 2018-12-12
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    Genji in Japan @GenjiOtoriJP - 2018-12-01
    Peak view of Mount Moiwa (藻岩山)

    With less clouds you could see whole Sapporo and even the ocean 😲 https://t.co/4hSGQEFKtP
    travel2unlimited @travel2unLTD - 2018-10-18
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    travel2unlimited @travel2unLTD - 2018-10-18
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    Landfish and Shark @LandFishComic - 2018-08-31
    Another amazing view! – Abel, this time in front of the 'Satellite of Lover's Sanctuary' high atop Mount Moiwa!
    🎨… https://t.co/ZYp9Miz02u
    Landfish and Shark @LandFishComic - 2018-08-31
    Another amazing view! – Abel, this time in front of the 'Satellite of Lover's Sanctuary' high atop Mount Moiwa!

    🦈… https://t.co/cGK7hRGfpj
    David Sweetlow @DDavidsweetlow - 2018-08-18
    Pics from my concert at the Forest Gallery today on Mount Moiwa, Sapporo Japan. Many thanks to all who came! https://t.co/aongvQ4Eor
    Wilson Ng @PlacesAndFoods - 2018-07-26
    Rachel ringing the bell on Mount Moiwa. You can take the ropeway from the city to the top. You get the landscape vi… https://t.co/y6sSI61ufX
    mimi ミミ 🌸 @mimilovesmoo - 2018-07-26
    mount moiwa with the sunset, after dark https://t.co/X8FEOAmit6
    mimi ミミ 🌸 @mimilovesmoo - 2018-07-26
    mount moiwa with the sunset, after dark https://t.co/X8FEOAmit6
    Catherine Paterno @catpaterno - 2018-07-25
    a great view from Mount Moiwa (藻岩山, Moiwa-yama) Ropeway roof deck #JapanJuly2018 #Sapporo #CathyLovesToTravel… https://t.co/mMoDhxGiNH
    Rick Gundlach @Hoofin - 2018-07-22
    @Slate It reminds me of when I took the Mount Moiwa ropeway up the hill in Sapporo.
    Steve @SteveShd - 2018-06-28
    Took the cable car up to Mount Moiwa to see Sapporo from above https://t.co/19jnvUh5TW
    Thanis Lim @thanislim - 2018-06-12
    On top of Mount Moiwa with the beautiful… https://t.co/QwbWIDUmSN
    Thanis Lim @thanislim - 2018-06-11
    Sunset from the top of Mount Moiwa Observatory.… https://t.co/7nfIchIwUz
    David Sweetlow @DDavidsweetlow - 2018-06-10
    A little preview of my song 'Still The One' live at the Forest Gallery on Mount Moiwa Sapporo Japan. https://t.co/6uxszd2Yvv
    David Sweetlow @DDavidsweetlow - 2018-06-10
    Live at The Forest Gallery on Mount Moiwa in Sapporo Japan. Beautiful gig! https://t.co/IBl2MyLiJ4
    David Sweetlow @DDavidsweetlow - 2018-05-25
    I'll be playing a free one hour concert at the Forest Gallery on Mount Moiwa, Hokkaido, Japan on the 9th June. All… https://t.co/lktzyMG5nJ
    seventeen 💖 carat @sebongdaily - 2018-04-09
    “If I only have one day to live, I would spend it with Lee Jihoon at Mount Moiwa where we will sing songs of Sevent… https://t.co/QI44bbgBQy
    ✟ still lonely carat ✟ @charmedemimedo - 2018-04-09
    “If I only have one day to live, I would spend it with Lee Jihoon at Mount Moiwa where we will sing songs of Sevent… https://t.co/NRDtumapC1
    ✟ still lonely carat ✟ @charmedemimedo - 2018-04-09
    “If I only have one day to live, I would spend it with Lee Jihoon at Mount Moiwa where we will sing songs of Sevent… https://t.co/NRDtumapC1
    akinsoul @akinsoul - 2018-03-25
    One of the top 3 night views of Japan! The Mount Moiwa Ropeway was well worth it despite the fact it is set up and… https://t.co/GlDlrV2Xtb
    Alan Nguyen @AlanNguyen2810 - 2018-02-16
    Magnificent Sapporo viewed from Mount Moiwa, one of the best 3 new night views of Japan
    📍 北海道… https://t.co/PIr5LrqT4m
    Alan Nguyen @AlanNguyen2810 - 2018-02-16
    Magnificent Sapporo viewed from Mount Moiwa, one of the best 3 new night views of Japan
    📍 北海道… https://t.co/PIr5LrqT4m
    Elsa 🕊 @ASwanInTokyo - 2018-02-09
    https://t.co/5kd99jiTss New blog post!! Sapporo Snow Festival & Susukino Ice Festival, Mount Moiwa & Sapporo beer Museum #雪まつり2018
    Elsa 🕊 @ASwanInTokyo - 2018-02-09
    https://t.co/5kd99jiTss New blog post!! Sapporo Snow Festival & Susukino Ice Festival, Mount Moiwa & Sapporo beer Museum #雪まつり2018
    walkman @ArmstrongM16th - 2018-02-06
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    ET Panache Travel @ETPanacheTravel - 2018-02-02
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    Dederianto @De2Rianto - 2018-01-22
    so todays hunt, I went to snowy mount moiwa and see the satellite of lover's sanctuary.... https://t.co/cewqnGkOoF
    クリスマスAoki雫@函館 @AokiShizuku - 2017-12-15
    > Mount Moiwa

    > Go with partner
    > Find a romantic view and a nice date

    > Go with friends
    > Start the greatest s… https://t.co/nxE2qBKgKV
    クリスマスAoki雫@旭川 @AokiShizuku - 2017-12-15
    > Mount Moiwa

    > Go with partner
    > Find a romantic view and a nice date

    > Go with friends
    > Start the greatest s… https://t.co/nxE2qBKgKV

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