Hokkaido Yurigahara Park: photography venue

Couple featured: Liyen and Hiroshi

Operating hours: Closed on Monday. 8.45am – 5.15pm

Admission fees: Some facilities are chargeable and some are free


Directions: 10-minute walk from Yurigahara Station on the JR Gakuentoshi Line

The Yurigahara Park in Sapporo houses 6000 over types of plants and flowers that sees the scenery changing with the season. 

Hokkaido Fushimi Inari Shrine wedding photo

The park also has some of the structures unique to that of a Japanese garden, which can provide a diverse offering for photo opportunities. Be it for the iconic red lamp or for the wooden platform, this park will not disappoint even the most discerning customers. 

Hokkaido Yurigahara Park bridge Hokkaido Yurigahara Park platformHokkaido Yurigahara Park hut Hokkaido Yurigahara Park garden

As the couple had chosen to have their photos taken when the maple trees had just started to bloom, there was a combination of green, red and yellow, which the colours of the kimono complement perfectly with. 

Hokkaido Yurigahara Park kimono

Hokkaido Yurigahara Park maple tree  

Hokkaido Yurigahara Park greenery Hokkaido Yurigahara Park umbrella

In addition to the Yurigahara Park, find other photography worthy spots at

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