Local and Travel Information of Hokkaido.

Riding a carriage in the city of Sapporo.

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Sapporo sightseeing carriage service has been in Sapporo since 1978.

It’s called “Sapporo Kanko Horobasya”(札幌観光幌馬車)

You can enjoy the city view from top of the carriage for 50 mins.

The most famous horse in Sapporo.

sapporo tourist carriage

His name is Ginta(銀太).

He was born in 2002.

He was a racehorse for BanEi Keiba in Hokkaido.

Very smart and gentle horse.

You can take pictures with him during stoppage times!

His great-grand father was the first horse to start this service.

Yes. Since this is from 1978, it’s been for 39 years!!

About Carriage course

This departs from Odori park 4 chome(大通公園4丁目) and goes toward Tokeidai(時計台) and Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.(Red Brick Office)(北海道庁旧本庁赤レンガ)

It takes about 50 mins.

Departure point

It’s just near from Odori Subway station,gate 5.

Schedule

  • From the end of April to the beginning of November.
  • Wednesdays are day off.
  • Canceled in case of rain.
  • Reservation is available (contact us!)

Departure times

Round 1  10:00
Round 2  11:00
Round 3  13:00
Round 4  14:00
Round 5  15:00
Round 6  16:00

You can see Ginta eating his lunch at Odori park during lunch break!

Stoppage time

At Tokeidai 5 mins

At Former Hokkaido Government Office Building 10 mins

Fee and Capacity

Capacity : 24 people

Upper seats : 12 people
Adults (Over 13 years old) : 2,500 yen
Under 12 years old : 1,300 yen
Babies : 700 yen

Normal seats : 12 people
Adults (Over 13 years old) : 2,100 yen
Under 12 years old : 1,100 yen
Babies : 600 yen

You can buy tickets when you ride at Odori park 4 Chome.