Tanukikoji shopping street [狸小路]

Tanukikoji street
Tanukikoji street

Small shrine of racoon dog for Tanukikoji
Small shrine of racoon dog for Tanukikoji

Tanukikoji is an old shopping street in central Sapporo.
This shopping street started around 1873.

It is an shopping arcade about 900 meters long in the east-west direction and is located about 300 meters south of Odori Park.
There are about 200 various shops and restaurants along this street.

If you want to vist the commmon Japanese people's shops, this street is good.

In addition, "tanuki" means "raccoon dog" and "koji" means "street" in Japanese.
So, raccoon dog is a symbol character of this street.
You may find some marks or statues of raccoon dog when you walk on the street.

How to get here

About 0.3 km walk from Odori Park.
Or, about 0.2 km walk from Susukino.

Hotels in Sapporo

Hotels in Sapporo

Other Tourist Attractions in Sapporo

Central part of Sapporo city

Sapporo Station Former Hokkaido Government office building Hokkaido University Botanical Garden Sapporo Clock Tower Odori Park Sapporo TV Tower Nijo Market Sapporo Factory Susukino Ramen Yokocho Nakajima Park Campus of Hokkaido University Sapporo Beer Museum Maruyama Park Hokkaido Shrine Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium Mount Moiwa Shiroi Koibito Park

Around Sapporo city

Hitsujigaoka observation hill Moerenuma Park Historical Village of Hokkaido Jozankei hot spring resort

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