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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)

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  • 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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    Travels without plans @idlewandering - 2019-11-12
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    🥀 @rosaceuos - 2019-09-17
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    🥀 @rosaceuos - 2019-09-17
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    🥀 @rosaceuos - 2019-09-17
    @ofallwoodz Have you went anywhere but hotel and the concert spot there? Spare a time to visit Mount Moiwa. You’re… https://t.co/44MvaopGAz
    Miho_英作文練習中 @miho_flathill - 2019-09-15
    Mount Moiwa Ropeway resumed business operation today. Its operation was suspended for inspection after the cableca… https://t.co/Nv7rXzA5rv
    ZenMarket.jp @zenmarket_en - 2019-09-13
    A gorgeous shot of the sun setting over Sapporo from Mount Moiwa! Has anyone visited Hokkaido before?

    Source: kai… https://t.co/Z2IsVu4onx
    Dari explorin' 🇯🇵 @Rettungsratte - 2019-09-12
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    David Sweetlow @DDavidsweetlow - 2019-08-17
    About to play at The Forest Gallery on Mount Moiwa Sapporo Japan https://t.co/CnvqAXnfcj
    David Sweetlow @DDavidsweetlow - 2019-08-17
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    David Sweetlow @DDavidsweetlow - 2019-08-14
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    David Sweetlow @DDavidsweetlow - 2019-06-16
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    Marcel Fröhlich @cello1405 - 2019-06-12
    … another one is Mount Moiwa 👍. This time I took the ropeway to the summit and got deep thanks from the staff for t… https://t.co/EjW11jEfQy
    David Sweetlow @DDavidsweetlow - 2019-05-31
    I'll be doing a free one hour concert at the beautiful 'Forest Gallery' on Mount Moiwa in Sapporo, Japan on the 15… https://t.co/kiZdPRXVgJ
    David Sweetlow @DDavidsweetlow - 2019-05-31
    Looking forward to playing my one hour concert at the beautiful ‘Forest Gallery’ On Mount Moiwa Sapporo Japan in th… https://t.co/4dNgHUQaCd
    ZenMarket.jp @zenmarket_en - 2019-05-25
    A gorgeous shot of the sun setting over Sapporo from Mount Moiwa! Has anyone visited Hokkaido before?

    Source: kai… https://t.co/AJczkIM5n3
    Phil / Ajarn.com @Ajarncom - 2019-04-09
    I promised my wife she would see snow and the top of Mount Moiwa truly delivered. But boy it was cold up there. https://t.co/BDih3YPtva
    Phil / Ajarn.com @Ajarncom - 2019-04-09
    Taking the cable car up to the top of Mount Moiwa. I promised my wife snow so this is where hopefully she'll see it… https://t.co/Usmd9SzFwm
    Phil / Ajarn.com @Ajarncom - 2019-04-09
    Today's itinerary - The Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, The Sapporo Beer Museum and then the cable car to Mount Moiw… https://t.co/kq8XvjgHrv
    Alvin Jay Munzi @AlvinJay_Design - 2019-03-31
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    Kathy @ finding money in 京都 2/16-2/17 @crayonkat - 2019-02-11
    Alive from Hokkaido!! It was so much fun, but also a kind of cold that I never experienced 😆 Yuki Matsuri was aweso… https://t.co/qjSkodb3n1
    Kathy @ finding money in 戦ステon 2/23(土) @crayonkat - 2019-02-11
    Alive from Hokkaido!! It was so much fun, but also a kind of cold that I never experienced 😆 Yuki Matsuri was aweso… https://t.co/qjSkodb3n1
    Kathy @ finding money in 戦ステージ 2/23(土) @crayonkat - 2019-02-11
    Alive from Hokkaido!! It was so much fun, but also a kind of cold that I never experienced 😆 Yuki Matsuri was aweso… https://t.co/qjSkodb3n1
    エスト ennzerothreetwo (buy me coffee pls) @Coffee_with_Z - 2019-02-09
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    Aaron Kidd @kiddaaron - 2019-01-22
    Pacific Quick Trips | Enjoy stunning views of #Sapporo atop #Hokkaido's Mount Moiwa (by @SethRobson1).… https://t.co/gnN4DOBdtL
    Stars and Stripes @starsandstripes - 2019-01-19
    JAPAN TRAVEL | If you fare well in cold weather, or own enough warm clothing, you can experience some spectacular v… https://t.co/8pc4w6iH24
    Deri Permana @deripermana - 2018-12-26
    2018.12.24

    sapporo night view from mount moiwa

    one of the new three best night views in japan

    #backpacking… https://t.co/bubqweO9Lb
    Kai Austin @dotkaidom - 2018-12-26
    Ascent of Mount Moiwa!
    Where you can get a beautiful night view of Sapporo, despite my phone's inability to take ni… https://t.co/ZYtsJw6IMq
    tengku iesta (TI) @iestatiptra - 2018-12-26
    Sapporo town view from the top of Mount Moiwa. White & brown
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    #igers… https://t.co/MtGzUswYXm
    tengku iesta (TI) @iestatiptra - 2018-12-26
    The barren looking hills surrounding Mount Moiwa. Serene.
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    #beautiful #happy #smiles
    #picoftheday
    #igers… https://t.co/5URWUuTaoo
    tengku iesta (TI) @iestatiptra - 2018-12-26
    Unforgettable journey up the picturesque Mount Moiwa via the ropeway.
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    #picoftheday… https://t.co/sKrewNtFhJ

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