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A 160m panorama -view of the northern dream. A magnificent 360 ° view of nature at its best from the 38th floor of the JR Tower.

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JR Tower Observation Deck T38

JR East Tower 6F, kita 5 jo nishi 2 chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo city Hokkaido Japan
Fixed holiday:Open year round
Business Hours:
■10:00~23:00(Last entrance 22:30)
■T'SHOP 10:00~21:00
■T'CAFE 10:00~23:00
 (last order time FOOD 22:30/DRINK 22:45)

Directly connected to JR Sapporo Station, the observation deck is located on the top floor of JR Tower's tallest building in Hokkaido. 38 floors from the ground and 160m high, the majestic skyline view of Hokkaido spreads out 360 ° in all directions. The T CAFÉ, a cafe by day, and a bar at night and the TSHOP a souvenir shop with original goods available.

In charge: T Lady

The clean, crisp air of Sapporo. Beautiful streets spreading out below, when you come to Sappore the Observation Deck is the first place you should go.

JR Tower Observation Deck T38

Southern view  daytime

Southern view daytime
Overlooking the south central part of Sapporo. Overlooking the attractions in Sapporo


Coffee, home-made cakes, muffins and other sweets can be enjoyed. The bar at night: beer, cocktails, wine and other liquors can be enjoyed.


Offers a variety of merchandise such as JR and observation deck original goods.

Restroom Views

Restroom Views
The concept gives an overwhelming sense of openness. In the men's restroom and the multipurpose restrooms, overlooking views from the window, creates of mood you can enjoy


On the west side interior of the observatory deck are beautiful scenic mountains and rivers landscape ceramic relief of the from world-renown sculptor from Hokkaido, Takenobu Igarashi.

Information Floor

Information Floor
Ticket sales window. Brochures are available in various languages

Sapporo Style Shop

Sapporo Style Shop
Nice products are available that are authenticated as Sapporo "style" in Sapporo. ※ The "Sapporo style" (brand) they say are products that came to be by those living in Sapporo and authenticated by the city of Sapporo as products that are very "Sapporo" like. The atmosphere is also enjoyable.

JR Tower Observation Deck T38 HOMEPAGE

Points of Interest

Free wireless internet introduced 

There are 32 access points ready to use within the facility. More details are available at each information desk within the facility.

The highest in Hokkaido, viewing the scenery 160m from the ground

A full field of view of the season changes spreading out before you. In the day, nature and the mountains and sea in the far distance can be seen and at night the checkered cityscape spreading out below. The walls and ceiling are decorated with works of art, the atmosphere space made with indirect lighting and music

A feeling of overwhelming openness

Views from the restrooms. Glassed-in men's restrooms so you can enjoy the view of the town spreading out below while taking your time. For the women there is a wide-open atmosphere. Other amenities include multipurpose restrooms restroom and restrooms for children.

Benefits, such as discounts

Receive 10 "WELCOME COUPON" when you show your passport or the Hokkaido Rail Pass at the information desks in APIA, ESTA, paseo, SAPPORO STELLAR PLACE (limited to foreign travelers visiting Japan).
One coupon worth 100yen OFF can be used for every 2,000yen (tax-included) purchases.

※Coupons not given at the information desk of T38.


JR Tower Observation Deck T38

JR East Tower 6F, kita 5 jo nishi 2 chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo city Hokkaido Japan TEL:+81-11-209-5500


【Nearest station】
  • JR Japan Rail
  • Directly connected to Sapporo Station
    From New Chitose Airport JR Rapid (Airport) 36 minutes
    From Asahikawa Station Super Express (L Tokkyu Kamui) 80 mins
    From Otaru Station JR Rapid (Airport) 28 mins
  • Subway
  • Nanboku Line --directly connected to Sapporo Station
    Toho Line-- directly connected to Sapporo Station
  • Bus
  • Directly connected to Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
    Sapporo Station North Exit Bus Terminal--directly connected to JR Sapporo Station
    Front of Sapporo Station Sapporo Station—Tokyu Department Store south side 1-minute walk
【Guests arriving by car】
  • 2 hours free parking service
    2000 yen purchage: 2 hour free parking at Apia, Esta, Paseo, Stellar Place Present your Sapporo parking ticket to each shop staff at the register.
  • Parking Discount
  • One per one parking ticket. Cannot be used with multiple purchases. Some shops carry different conditions and services.
【Taxi stop】
  • Taxi stop:Sapporo Station South Exit
  • Taxi stop:Sapporo Station North Exit
※Access guide to JR Tower Observation Deck T38

Language service

Staff (Information desk)Japanese
Ceiling hanging signJapanese, English, Korean,
Simplified Chinese,
Traditional Chinese
T38 pamphletJapanese, English, Korean,
Simplified Chinese,
Traditional Chinese
general pamphlet
Japanese, English, Korean,
Simplified Chinese,
Traditional Chinese

Credit card that can be used



Questions about travel to Hokkaido

We accept questions about Hokkaido trips.
Please let us help you preparing for your individual trips,
small-group trips, observation tours, etc.

Please use the inquiry form.


Shopping center directly connected to Sapporo Station JR TOWER