Shin-Sapporo Station is located at the eastern Sapporo city and it is the center of Atsubetsu-ku. This place has a relaxed atmosphere as it is distant from the urban area. It is an ideal place to start exploring the outside of the city or visiting tourism sites by using a rental car.
[Nopporo Shinrin Koen Prefectural Natural Park] is in the suburbs of the metropolis and yet it is a lowland forest inhabited by various animals and plants. This tourism spot is about 10 minutes by rental car from the city. It truly has become a treasury of nature. There are Hokkaido Museum where you can touch the history of Hokkaido’s pioneering, and Historical Village of Hokkaido in the park. Hokkaido Centennial Memorial Tower is remarkably eye-catching because it is a unique shaped building.
If you drive south from Shin-Sapporo Station, there is [Sapporo Dome] which is an All-weather type dome and it is a home of the pro baseball team and the pro soccer team. A variety of events such as sports, concerts or exhibitions are held at this dome and it is loved by tourists and locals.