A dreamlike view of Sapporo city centre on the other side of 7,000 lavender plants

Lavenders in Sapporo, and in the middle of it too?! You might be surprised, but it’s true. The southwest of the centre has two mountains, Mt. Moiwayama and Mt. Maruyama, and Horomitoge is situated right in between them. At the top of the peak is a parking lot, and since it’s not as high up as Mt. Moiwayama, you can enjoy an impressive view of the city; the night view is especially popular. The Lavenders started with the owner of this land planting 120 of them in 1987, and now that’s expanded to 7,000. They bloom in July to cover the ground in a violet carpet, filling the air with their refreshing scent. The parking lot is one of the rare spots where you can look across it at the city. For a fee, you can also try your hand at cutting some lavender - why not try it?

The lavender garden of Horomitoge

  • 【Address】Lavender Garden from early July to the end of July
  • 【Business Period】Lavender Garden from early July to the end of July
  • 【Business Hours】9:00-17:00
  • 【Fee Admission】Free on foot, parking fee needed if you came by car
  • 【Regular Holiday】None
  • 【Parking Lot】24 hour gate system (paid), no bicycles or motorcycles, parking lot open periods are April to November (depends on weather)
  • 【Official website】http://yumekoubousatou.com
  • 【Contact Us】011-622-5167(Yumekobo Sato)
  • 【Map Code】9 396 548*41