Hokkaido14-15 Jun. 2020

Places of interest

Hakodate City・Cityscape of Hakodate
Hakodate City・Cityscape of Hakodate
Obihiro City・ Banei Horse Racing
Obihiro City・ Banei Horse Racing

The Torch Relay in Hokkaido will start in the city of Hakodate and will make its way to Upopoy, National Ainu Museum and Park, in the town of Shiraoi where a celebration will take place at the end of the first day. On the second day, the Torch Relay will leave from the city of Tomakomai, travelling through the town of Atsuma where serious damages were incurred from the 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake, arriving at the Kita 3-jo Plaza in Sapporo City for a celebration.

The highlights of the Torch Relay in Hokkaido will include: the beautiful city of Hakodate with its historical architecture; the spectacular nature of Hokkaido represented by Lake Toya, Lake Onuma and Furano; and Obihiro Horse Race Track, venue of the world’s only “banei” horse racing.



DAY114 Jun.

  • Hakodate City
  • Nemuro City
  • Hokuto City
  • Nanae Town
  • Kushiro City
  • Toyako Town
  • Muroran City
  • Obihiro City
  • Shiraoi Town

Celebration site:Shiraoi Town

DAY215 Jun.

  • Tomakomai City
  • Furano City
  • Mukawa Town
  • Asahikawa City
  • Atsuma Town
  • Abira Town
  • Chitose City
  • Wakkanai City
  • Sapporo City

Celebration site:Sapporo City

The relay route, the municipalities where the torch relay will travel through and their order, the celebration site and other information provided above (especially the order of the municipalities the torch relay will visit) are subject to change.