Top 10 things to do in Kitami

  1. Kitami Mint Memorial Museum
    5-20-1 Shimo-Takinoue, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-0066
    This museum showcases the history and production of peppermint in Kitami, as well as its uses in medicine, cosmetics, and food. Visitors can also try peppermint products and participate in workshops.
  2. Kitami City Historical Museum
    2-1-20 Kita-2-Jo Nishi, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-0045
    The museum displays artifacts and exhibits related to Kitami's history, including the Ainu indigenous people, the development of the city, and the Kitami clan.
  3. Kitami Family Land
    5-1-1 Shimo-Takinoue, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-0066
    This amusement park offers rides, attractions, and games for all ages, including a roller coaster, Ferris wheel, haunted house, and mini golf course.
  4. Kitami Observatory
    1-1-1 Kita-2-Jo Higashi, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-0045
    Located on the top of Mt. Piyashiri, the observatory offers panoramic views of the city, the Tokachi and Ishikari plains, and the Sea of Okhotsk. Visitors can also enjoy hiking and skiing in the surrounding area.
  5. Kitami Yakiniku Yokocho
    2-1-23 Kita-2-Jo Nishi, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-0045
    This food alley specializes in grilled meat dishes, such as yakiniku (Japanese barbecue) and jingisukan (lamb barbecue). Visitors can choose from various restaurants and enjoy the lively atmosphere.
  6. Kitami Shrine
    1-1-6 Kita-1-Jo Nishi, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-0011
    The shrine is dedicated to the god of agriculture and prosperity, and is said to bring good luck and success to visitors. The main hall and gate are designated as Important Cultural Properties of Japan.
  7. Kitami Furusato Kan
    7-1-1 Kita-1-Jo Higashi, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-0011
    This cultural center showcases the traditional crafts and arts of Kitami, such as weaving, pottery, and lacquerware. Visitors can also watch performances of folk music and dance.
  8. Kitami City Aquatic Center
    2-1-2 Kita-2-Jo Nishi, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-0045
    The center features a large swimming pool, a diving pool, a sauna, and a gymnasium. Visitors can enjoy swimming, diving, and other water activities all year round.
  9. Kitami Nature Observation Park
    3-1-1 Kita-2-Jo Higashi, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-0045
    The park offers a natural environment for observing plants and animals, such as wild birds, squirrels, and foxes. Visitors can also explore the walking trails and enjoy the seasonal scenery.
  10. Kitami Station
    1-1-1 Kita-2-Jo Nishi, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-0045
    The station is a hub for transportation and shopping, with various shops, restaurants, and services. Visitors can also admire the unique architecture and design of the building.