Sapporo is the largest city in Hokkaido, the northernmost region of Japan. Famous for its seafood, agricultural produce, and dairy farms, the region has come to be known as the “Kingdom of Food” among the Japanese. We take a look at the city’s various local markets.
Located near the famed red light district of Susukino, this narrow alleyway dates back to 1951 and is currently home to several unique ramen restaurants. It is said to be the birthplace of Hokkaido’s legendary miso ramen. The alley has become a popular tourist destination in recent years, but don’t let that deter you from visiting.