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Sapporo Orthodox Church 1. Smokers should keep in mind that smoking is banned everywhere all over the central districts of the city and in the streets as well. Some public establishments and restaurants feature specially designated smoking areas The current smoking rules in any establishment should be specified in advance.
2. An optimum way to get from an airport to the city center is by Skybus being the cheapest way. A trip to the center of the city will take not more than 40 minutes. The buses are running in 15 minute intervals. Tourists may as well opt for taxi service.
3. The most popular type of public transport in the city of Sapporo is considered to be a tram running to almost all landmark and district of the city. Another way to cruise the city is by underground. However this way of travelling through the city is a bit more expensive.
4. Sparing tourists and those guests planning to travel much by public transport should buy a travel pass for a day or a couple of days being a perfect way to save costs. It should be noted that on weekends and holidays the cost of trip by public transport is by half higher than average cost of a trip on weekdays.
5. Sparing tourists are recommended to book a cheap hotel in advance as the city of Sapporo lacks economy class hotels and inns. During a warm season the city of Sapporo offers its guests to stop in a perfect camping named Takino being located in the nearest suburbs of the city. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Tourists wishing to save costs on visiting of local restaurants are advised to focus on local cafes serving excellent noodle and various ethnic treats. The establishments of the kind feature not only attractive prices but a high quality of dishes and service as well.
7. Despite the city of Sapporo being considered a peace and quiet city tourists are recommended to keep to simple safety measures. Tourists should not set to the exploration of remote areas of the city alone late in the evening. In public places one should keep an eye on private things and valuables.
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8. The city has adopted a well developed system of cashless transfers that is why tourists do not need to keep substantial sums of cash by themselves when cruising the city. An optimum way to pay for goods and services is national currency. To get optimum exchange rates tourists are recommended to exchange currency at home before a departure.
9. Many museums and other objects of tourist attraction get closed rather early. That is why working schedules should be specified in advance in a hotel or in any tourist information office.
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Takinoue Park

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On the island Hokkaido in Japan is the beautiful park Takinoue. It is located not far from Asahikava. The tiny pink flowers Schibazakura serve as the main ornament of the magnificent park with the area of ​​100 sq km. The strange landscape park looks like a giant pink carpet with gorgeous patterns surrounded by green hills. The best florists in the country work on the design of the wonderful park every year. And every year, Takinoue looks unique. … Read further

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Travelling to Sapporo - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Sapporo. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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