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Shiroi Koibito Park
Shiroi Koibito is a well-known and standard souvenir of Hokkaido. This popular snack was put on the market in 1976 and it sells 200 million pieces per year now. Shiroi Koibito Park in Sapporo is an attractive theme park where you can observe its factory, taste delicious snacks, and make your own snacks. Besides, there's a beautiful rose garden on the patio of the park. Visitors enjoy beautiful roses in full bloom in summer and colorful illuminations in the garden in winter.
- 2-11-36 Miyanosawa Nijo, Nishi-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
- Contact No.
- 7-min walk from Miyanosawa station on Sapporo Municipal Subway
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- 9:00-18:00 (Last entry 17:00, last entry for shops 19:00)
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 2.5 hours
- Admission fee
- Admission fee high school student or above: 600 yen, Ages 15 or under: 200 yen, Ages 3 or under: free. Please check the details for paid attractions such as Making Sweets Experience Center
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.
Learn the history of chocolate in the Factory Walk
You can learn the whole history of chocolate in Factory Walk. Let's understand the history in depth with collection of cups (chocolate was a drink at first), a diorama of a chocolate factory from the 19th century, and old package labels on display.
Observe the product line of Shiroi Koibito
The factory in the park actually produces and ships Shiroi Koibito. You can observe the whole process in the manufacturing line from its production to packaging in observation lanes of this factory.
Make your own sweets
You can also try to make your own goodies at "Make Your Sweets Experience Center" in the park. Everyone from children to adults can enjoy and choose from 3 options: making your original Shiroi Koibito, baking cut cookies with your favorite cutters, and decorating Hokkaido-shaped cookies.
Be satisfied with original sweets of Ishiya Seika
You can have your fill with original sweets such as Shiroi Koibito soft cream and Shiroi Koibito chocolate drink at Soft Cream House or the take-away corner in the park. There are also standard original lineups like Shiroi Koibito in kiosks, so check them out.
Chocolate carnival on marionette-clock tower
Sapporo marionette-clock tower (Grandmeister) is in the garden of this park. Every hour, there's a chocolate carnival by cute marionettes on the tower. Give attention to the fairy-tale-like gimmicks which make visitors happy. And find other marionettes hidden in the park.
Stroll through the park on a small train!
A small six-car train "Shiroi Koibito Testudo" runs in the park. You can take a ride of about 10-minutes which goes through a course with outdoor cool spots in this park like the "Candy house" and "Tunnel".
Limited illumination in winter
This illumination is held from late November to late March every year. The illumination of snowmen and around 100,000 lights sparkle to create a romantic atmosphere. Besides, the Santa Claus' sled is a popular spot for taking photos.