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About parking in the Hirafu area before and after the G20 meeting.

About parking in the Hirafu area before and after the G20 meeting.

Since the G20 Tourism Ministers' Meeting will be held on October 25th and 26th in Kutchan Town, several parking space will not be open in the Hirafu area.

There are no traffic restrictions on roads in the Hirafu area during the period.
 

  • Closing period:
From 18:00 on Wednesday, October 23rd to 12:00 on Sunday, October 27th.
  • Closing Parking:
  1. ・Hirafu Parking Lot #1 (These include welcome center parking lot, Niseko Alpen Hotel parking lot and also the parking lot next to Chalet Ivy)
  2. ・Hirafu Parking Lot #2(These include parking area in front of Hirafu Gondola and the lower tennis court next to Gondola Chalet as well)
  3. ・Hirafu Police Box Parking
  4. ・Sun Sports Lund(The parking lot in front of the office building will be closed, but you will be able to park at the temporary parking space on the baseball field next to it as indicated below in the "Temporary Parking" section)
 
  • Temporary Parking
Starting from 18:00 on Wednesday, October 23rd to 12:00 on Sunday, October 27th, please use the Sun Sports Land Temporary Parking space on the baseball field.

Since the G20 Tourism Ministers' Meeting will be held on October 25th and 26th in Kutchan Town, several parking space will not be open in the Hirafu area.

There are no traffic restrictions on roads in the Hirafu area during the period.

  • Closing period:
From 18:00 on Wednesday, October 23rd to 12:00 on Sunday, October 27th.
  • Closing Parking:
  1. Hirafu Parking Lot #1 (These include welcome center parking lot, Niseko Alpen Hotel parking lot and also the parking lot next to Chalet Ivy)
  2. Hirafu Parking Lot #2(These include parking area in front of Hirafu Gondola and the lower tennis court next to Gondola Chalet as well)
  3. Hirafu Police Box Parking
  4. Sun Sports Lund(The parking lot in front of the office building will be closed, but you will be able to park at the temporary parking space on the baseball field next to it as indicated below in the "Temporary Parking" section)
 
  • Temporary Parking *For parking map, please download from here. 
Starting from 18:00 on Wednesday, October 23rd to 12:00 on Sunday, October 27th, please use the Sun Sports Land Temporary Parking space on the baseball field.

Inquiry: Kutchan Town Office, Tourism division     [email protected] 

TEL0136-23-3388

Hokkaido Foreign Resident Support Center

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Hokkaido Foreign Resident Support Center

What you can consult about: Visa application, Work, Hospital, Tax, Pension, Birth, Parenting, Child education, Disaster, Housing, Marriage, Divorce, Domestic violence, etc, 

For more information, please see here. 

Facebook  URL http://www.hiecc.or.jp/soudan  *It'll be opened from 29 August, 2019

2019 Niseko Autumn Food Festival FREE SHUTTLES Schedule Available!

Coming to Niseko in September can be THIS easy!

2019 Niseko Autumn Food Festival FREE SHUTTLES Schedule Available!

During the 2019 Niseko Autumn Food Festival (from Sep 12th through Sep 15th), there are many different ways for you to get to Niseko. Here

are some useful information:

1. Supported by Travel Alliance Hokkaido, FREE SHUTTLES BETWEEN SAPPORO and NISEKO are available.

To reinforce our eco-focused goal for the 1st Niseko Autumn Food Festival, we would like to reduce visitors driving themselves. Please click HERE to book (first come, first serve). See below shuttle schedule:

Niseko Hirafu Rhythm Japan Shop (Hirafu cross section) =>Sapporo Odori Park Sapporo Odori Park=>Niseko Hirafu Rhythm Japan Shop (Hirafu cross section)
Thursday, Sep 12th - 10:00 Thursday, Sep 12th - 15:00
Friday, Sep 13th - 10:00 Friday, Sep 13th - 15:00
Saturday, Sep 14th - 10:00
Saturday, Sep 14th - 14:00
Sunday, Sep 15th - 10:00
Sunday, Sep 15th -14:00
Sunday, Sep 15th - 19:00
2019 Niseko Autumn Food Festival FREE SHUTTLES Schedule Available!

2. Supported by MnK Niseko, FREE SHUTTLES BETWEEN KUTCHAN JR STATION and NISEKO HIRAFU Rhythm Japan Shop (Hirafu cross section) are available. No reservation required (first come, first serve). On Thursday, Sep 12th, you can easily use the special express JR train to Kutchan station and catch this free shuttle - easy & fast! See below for free shuttle schedule:

Kuctah JR Station => Niseko Hirafu Rhythm Japan Shop (Hirafu cross section) Niseko Hirafu Rhythm Japan Shop (Hirafu cross section)=> Kuctah JR Station
10:30 *Thursday, Sep 12th only 16:45 *Thursday, Sep 12th only
18:00 18:30
19:00 20:00
21:00
2019 Niseko Autumn Food Festival FREE SHUTTLES Schedule Available!

3. Want to enjoy Lake Toya & come join the Niseko Autumn Food Festival? No problem. You can use the convenient shuttle between the 2 scenic Hokkaido spots! Find out more details HERE

KAMIMURA & KITCHEN Summer'19 Operation Begins!

Enjoy the Michelin-starred dining experience this summer!

KAMIMURA & KITCHEN Summer'19 Operation Begins!

The Michelin-starred restaurant KAMIMURA is open for both lunch and dinner till Oct 12, 2019:

Lunch: Friday/Saturday/Sunday 12:00~L.O. 13:30

Dinner: Friday/Saturday 18:00~L.O. 20:30

Reservation is required!

TEL: +81 (0)136-21-2288

URL: https://www.kamimura-niseko.com/

Newly open this March, KITCHEN by Kamimura team offers great selection of a la carte menu in a more casual and intimate setting:

Dinner: Thursday 17:00~~L.O. 21:00 *Adults only

TEL: +81 (0)136-21-3200

URL: https://www.kitchen-niseko.com

Don't miss it!

The 4th Briefing Session for the Accommodation Tax & Training

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The 4th Briefing Session for the Accommodation Tax & Training

Due to new building construction work at Kutchan Town Office, please use parking space located around town office show as below. Construction period: 25 May to end of October 2019. For PDF flyer, please download form HERE

Enquiry: 

If you have questions, please contact the General Policy division: TEL 0136-56-8001 Email [email protected] TEL:0136-56-8001(direct line) FAX:0136-23-2044

The 4th Briefing Session for the Accommodation Tax & Training

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