The all-weather dome in Sapporo hosted three first
2002 World Cup Match Reports.
Saturday, 1st June:
Germany vs Saudi
Monday, 3rd June:
Italy vs Ecuador (2:0)
Friday, 7th June:
Argentina vs England
Getting to Sapporo Dome
From Sapporo Station, the Toho Line subway - to Fukuzumi - takes
around eleven minutes. From there it's a ten-minute walk to the stadium.
Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido, the northernmost of the four
main islands of Japan.
The Susukino district is the center of Sapporo's nightlife; the
largest of its kind north of Tokyo.
Sapporo Sculpture Garden
The city of Sapporo and its 1.8 million inhabitants have the luxury of
being able to enjoy the simultaneous attractions of both the natural environment and art
on offer in this woodland, right on their doorstep.
Whether you like to commune with nature and savour the colours of the
seasons, take a stroll in the city, experience art and culture, enjoy activities and
sports or prefer to soak in hot springs, there's plenty on offer for all the family in
A number of Sapporo sightseeing tours are available by bus.
and Tourism Bureau.
Sapporo's Shin-Chitose Airport handles direct flights from Korea,
China, America and Europe. Flights to Seoul take about 2hrs 35mins, Tokyo 1hr 35mins,
Honolulu 8hrs 40mins and Amsterdam 10hr 40mins.
It takes around 35 minutes from the airport to downtown Sapporo by
train, or 1hr 15 mins with the airport shuttle bus.
Japan Railways (JR) have express sleeper trains operating from Tokyo
(Ueno Station) and Osaka.
Sapporo offers visitors affordable places to stay and luxurious
Some hotels in the Susukino district have their own hot baths, while
the Jozankei suburb is the place to go if you want to stay in a hot spring resort.
Find hotels in Sapporo with special online rates.
From guesthouses and backpacker hostels, to apartments and inns, there's plenty of
accommodation in Sapporo for those who travel on a budget.
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