Welcome to Santaland, Santa Claus’s home in Japan! In 1984, Hiroo Santaland was officially recognized by the city of Oslo in Norway, which is considered Santa Claus’ hometown. Every October, Hiroo features an awe-inspiring illuminated Christmas tree light display and a bustling Christmas market to enjoy. Don’t miss one of the main attractions, “Santa’s Bell,” that grants wishes after ringing it- a popular date spot for couples! While here, check out the Christmas-themed merchandise sold at “Santa’s House”.
Hiroo, Hiroo-cho, Hiroo-gun, Hokkaido