Chitose City

Chitose Tourist Information Guide

Shikotsuko (Lake Shikotsu) tourist office The Chitose city is located in middle south of Hokkaido Japan and it is close to Sapporo where is the center of culture and economy of Hokkaido. The Shikotsu lake which is a national park, plenty of nature and Chitose river. Moreover, airport, railroad and highway are well connected. A mysterious lake crystal clear water surrounded by untouched virgin forest. Rocks...

Chitose Transportation Guide - Access to Chitose City (Chitose-shi)

Chitose Bridge This essential guide to access Chitose City (Chitose-shi) by planes, trains, buses, taxis, rental cars and tourist information. New Chitose Airport Terminal Building Information New Chitose Airport, located in the Chitose City, is geographically the closest international airport to North America and Europe in Japan, and is ideally located as a transit airport...

Chitose Accommodation - Lake Shikotsu & Chitose City Downtown Area

Chitose Hotels & Resorts Map Direction: (Click the map for its original size) Chitose Accommodation - Lake Shikotsu Area Hotels & Resorts Shikotsuko Kanko Hotel Kosuikan Shikotsuko Onsen, Chitose City (Chitose-shi) Tel: 0123-25-2211 Marukoma Onsen Ryokan 7 Poropinai, Chitose City (Chitose-shi) Tel: 0123-25-2341 Shikotsuko Youth Hostel Shikotsuko...

Chitose Festivals and Events

Chitose - Shikotsuko Hyoto Festival The ice festival is one of Chitose's main events and makes the best of the harsh winter climate. Water from the lake is pumped through sprinklers and left to form a variety of icy objects. The daylight enhances the cobalt blue color of 'Shikotsu Blue' while in the evening; multicolored lights are shone on the objects creating a...

Chitose Study Tours - Chitose City (Chitose-shi) has a wealth of study tours!

Chitose Study Tours - Chitose City (Chitose-shi) has a wealth of study tours! Step into an unknown world and make new and exciting discoveries! Visit Chitose Salmon Aquarium to see the many fish native to the northern rivers and seas, or explore the various food manufacturers and breweries. Chitose has been an important link between Honshu and Hokkaido for many years and is a treasure house of opportunities to study of Chitose's culture and...

Summer and Winter outdoor activities in Chitose

Horse trekking through green countryside. Eco-rafting and freshwater scuba-diving in beautiful waters. Playing golf and park golf on one of the many spacious courses. Chitose offers a wide selection of sports and recreational activities that let you enjoy earth, water and sky to your heart's content. Golf/Park Golf - Boasting a rich variety of courses! There are...

Chitose Onsen (Hot Springs Spa)

Chitose Onsen (Hot Springs Spa) If you're wanting to reset and heal both body and soul at the same time, then an onsen (hot springs spa) is the very thing! Chitose has onsen districts around Lake Shikotsu and along Rt. 337. Some onsen such as 'Bihada-no-yu' (for beautiful skin) and 'Kodakara-no-yu are very popular with women, and others are fed with drinkable mineral water which is good for...

A tour of Chitose historical sites reawakens the ancient adventurous spirit of man

Bibi Kaizuka (Bibi Shell Mound) - See a huge shell mound up close! From the Early Jomon to Middle Jomon period the inhabitants of the area ate clams such as Japanese corbicula and the discarded shells piled up to form four mounds. Visitors can see an exhibit which features a cross-section of a large mound measuring 4m in diameter and 1,2m high. Kiusu Shuteibogun (...

Tourist Information of Chitose

Tourist Information of Chitose Lake Shikotsu Area Hot Spring Marukoma Hot Springs Lake Shikotsu Hot Springs Ito Hot Springs Details Info: Chitose Onsen (Hot Springs Spa) Lake Shikotsu Situated 250 m above sea level, Lake Shikotsu is a caldera lake with a 40-km shore. It boasts a depth of 363 m (second in Japan) and a transparency of 17.5 m (third in Japan). It is Japan's northernmost ice-free...

Outline of Chitose

Outline of Chitose Population The population of Chitose is approximately 100.000 people. Chitose is one of the very Few cities in Hokkaido which are experiencing a population increase. City emblem The design features an airplane formed by the character "chi" of "Chitose" to represent the city with an airport. It also represents the features of this ever-growing city such as Lake...

Location and Tourist Map of Chitose city

Location of Chitose city Chitose's Location in the World Chitose is conveniently located near Sapporo-the political, economic, academic, and cultural center of Hokkaido. The location of north latitude 43‹ provides the opportunity for Chitose potentially to become an aviation network hub that connects North America, Europe, and Asia. Chitose's Location in Japan Chitose is located in the mid...