28 Sights in Sapporo, Japan (with Map and Images)

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1. Sapporo Clock Tower

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Sapporo Clock Tower is a wooden structure and tourist attraction, located at North 1 West 2, Chūō-ku, Sapporo, the largest city on the island of Hokkaidō, Japan. As of 2021, this tower is the oldest clock tower in Japan.

Wikipedia: Sapporo Clock Tower (EN), Website, Name Ja-Latn

2. Odori Park

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Odori Park is a park located in the heart of Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Ōdōri (大通) means "large street" in Japanese. It stretches east to west through Nishi 1 chōme, Ōdōri to Nishi 12 chōme, Ōdōri, and divides the city into north and south sections. Odori Park spans about 1.5 km and covers 78,901 m². During the urban planning of Sapporo, it was originally designated as the main street but it eventually became a park. Throughout the year, many events and ceremonies such as the Sapporo Lilac Festival and the Sapporo Snow Festival are held in the park, and local landmarks including the Sapporo TV Tower and the Sapporo City Archive Museum are located within its boundaries.

Wikipedia: Odori Park (EN)

3. Nakajima Park

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Nakajima Park is a city park in Chūō-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. The park has a lake, two streams, a museum, a concert hall, an observatory, a historical building housing a tea shop, and several lawns and forests. At the south end, there are two shrines.

Wikipedia: Nakajima Park (EN), Website

4. Sapporo Art Museum

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The Sapporo Art Museum is a Japan art museum located in the Sapporo Art Park, a cultural complex located in the southern part of Sapporo City, Hokkaido. With works by artists related to Hokkaido and Sapporo and modern and contemporary art from Japan and abroad as the core of the collection, five to seven special exhibitions with a variety of contents are held annually, as well as research activities related to art. In addition, there is an open-air art museum with a permanent exhibition of 74 sculptures and a Sato Tadayoshi Memorial Children's Atelier, and workshops and other projects that take advantage of the park's rich natural environment and connections with surrounding educational and research institutions.

Wikipedia: 札幌芸術の森美術館 (JA)

5. Hokkaido University Botanical Garden

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Miyabe Jinwu Memorial Hall is the relic museum of Miyabe Jinwu, the first director of Hokkaido University Botanical Garden (Cultivated Land Circle Botanical Garden of Northern Biosphere Field Science Center of Hokkaido University) in the central district of Sapporo City, Hokkaido. In addition to the relevant information on the establishment of Hokkaido University Botanical Garden, it also shows the notes, plant collection records, favorite microscopes and so on used by Miyagi Jinwu as a student. In September 1992 (4th year of Heisei), it was opened to the public as a memorial hall, and in April 2000 (12th year of Heisei), the building was listed as tangible cultural property registered by the state.

Wikipedia: 宮部金吾記念館 (JA)

6. 札幌村郷土記念館

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Sapporo Village Local Memorial Hall is a museum located in the East District of Sapporo City, Hokkaido. Focusing on the pioneer of Sapporo, Otomo Kametaro, and the flourishing onions cultivated at that time, onions were set up for the purpose of inheriting local history. Besides monuments and statues, many historical materials are also displayed in the museum. In addition, there are many tangible cultural properties designated by Sapporo City, and the official residence site of Otomo Kametaro, the whole land of the memorial hall, is also one of the designated historical sites of Sapporo City.

Wikipedia: 札幌村郷土記念館 (JA), Website

7. 教願寺

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Kyonji Temple is a temple of the Shinshu Otani school located at 21 Kamishishinji, Kita -ku, Sapporo -ku, Hokkaido. Motoyama is Higashi Honganji Temple in Kyoto (Shinshu Honju = commonly known as Oto). A historic temple in the Shinshu Otani school in Sapporo city. When the current Nyogami was pioneered in Hokkaido, it was established here and founded in this area by the application of one temple. At the time, the Shinshu Otani school was built in the east of Naeho -mura, Jungiji in Kotoni Village in the west, Jinbayashi in the southern Village, and in the northern Shinji Village.

Wikipedia: 教願寺 (JA), Website

8. Sapporo Art Park

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Sapporo Art Park is an open-air complex of sites in Minami-ku, Sapporo, dedicated to visual and performing art exhibits and facilities. Constructed in 1986, the park was established "to cultivate unique new culture in Sapporo and create an environment in which the city, the arts, and culture exist in harmony with Sapporo’s natural beauty." The park is situated in the forests on the outskirts of Sapporo, close to Sapporo City University. In addition to art and sculpture displays, the park also rents out workshops, studios, and other spaces for creative arts.

Wikipedia: Sapporo Art Park (EN), Website

9. NHK Sapporo

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NHK Sapporo Broadcasting Station is a regional broadcasting station of the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) located in Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido. From June 14, 2019 to March 31, 2022, the official name was NHK Sapporo-based broadcasting station, but the name that omitted the conventional "base" was also widely used. It is the base station of the NHK Hokkaido block, which has jurisdiction over seven stations in Hokkaido (Sapporo, Hakodate, Obihiro, Muroran, Kitami, Asahikawa, Kushiro).

Wikipedia: NHK札幌放送局 (JA), Website

10. 清華亭

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The Tsinghua Pavilion or more commonly known as Seikatei is a residence that is composed of a blend of Japanese and Western architecture built in the Meiji-era located in North 7th street, West 7th street, North District, Sapporo, Hokkaido. It was built in 1880 by the Hokkaidō Development Commission, and turned into the resting place for the Meiji emperor in 1881. Now it is designated as a Tangible Cultural Property of Sapporo City.

Wikipedia: Seikatei (EN)

11. エドウィン・ダン記念館

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Edwin Dan Memorial Hall is located in Edwin Dan Memorial Park in Zhenju Neiquan Town, South District, Sapporo City, Hokkaido. It is a facility to commemorate and introduce Edwin Dan, a foreigner hired during Meiji era. Show Dan's deeds and the history of Sapporo development. The building of the memorial hall is moved and built by Zhenju Inner Animal Farm Office. It is made of wood, painted white and has a green roof.

Wikipedia: エドウィン・ダン記念館 (JA)

12. Houheikan

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The Hōheikan is a historical building and a wedding venue, located in Nakajima Park, Chūō-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan. The building has previously been a hotel, guest house, event venue, and military camp. Currently, the Hōheikan is registered as one of the National Important Cultural Properties, and is used as a wedding venue, restaurant and meeting facility. The building is run by the Sapporo city.

Wikipedia: Hōheikan (EN), Website

13. Historical Village of Hokkaido

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Historical Village of Hokkaido is an open-air museum in Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan. It opened in the Nopporo Shinrin Kōen Prefectural Natural Park in 1983. It includes fifty-two historical structures from the "frontier days" of the Meiji period to the Shōwa period that have been relocated and reconstructed or recreated, divided into four zones: town, fishing village, farming village, and mountain village.

Wikipedia: Historical Village of Hokkaido (EN), Website

14. Sapporo Buried Cultural Property Center

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Sapporo Buried Cultural Property Center opened in Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan in 1991. Its aim is to research, collect, provide expertise on the preservation of, and display the city's buried cultural properties. The collection includes Jōmon artefacts as well as those of the Satsumon culture excavated from the Sapporo City K-446 Site that have been designated a Prefectural Tangible Cultural Property.

Wikipedia: Sapporo Buried Cultural Property Center (EN)

15. Hokkaido Jingu Shrine

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The Hokkaidō Shrine , named the Sapporo Shrine until 1964, is a Shinto shrine located in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Sited in Maruyama Park, Chūō-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, the Hokkaido Shrine enshrines four kami including the soul of the Emperor Meiji. A number of early explorers of Hokkaidō such as Mamiya Rinzō are also enshrined.

Wikipedia: Hokkaidō Shrine (EN)

16. Hokkaido University General Museum

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The Hokkaido University Museum opened in Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan in 1999. The collection comprises some four million materials, including thirteen thousand type specimens, amassed by Hokkaido University in the hundred and fifty years since the foundation in of its predecessor, the Sapporo Agricultural College, in 1876.

Wikipedia: Hokkaido University Museum (EN)

17. Nishino Shrine

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Nishino Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Sapporo, Hokkaido. It was established in 1885, and enshrines the kami Toyotama-hime (豊玉姫命), Ugayafukiaezu no mikoto (鵜草葺不合命), and Emperor Ōjin as Hondawake no mikoto (譽田別命). The shrine is constructed in the Shinmei-zukuri architectural style.

Wikipedia: Nishino Shrine (EN)

18. 石山神社

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Shishan Shrine (Shishan Shrine) is located in the southern district of Sapporo City, Hokkaido. It is a shrine under the general jurisdiction of the shrine hall (within the jurisdiction of Sapporo Branch of Hokkaido Shrine Hall), and it is the only shrine with permanent clergy in the southern district.

Wikipedia: 石山神社 (JA), Website

19. Hokkaidoritu Bungakukan

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Hokkaido Literature Museum is a literature museum located in Nakajima Park, Central District, Sapporo City, Hokkaido. The operation is Hokkaido Literature Museum, a public welfare consortium. In addition, this report also involves the predecessor of this museum, the old Hokkaido Literature Museum.

Wikipedia: 北海道立文学館 (JA), Website

20. Sapporo City Observatory

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Sapporo City Astronomical Observatory (札幌市天observatory) is a public astronomical observatory located in Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. It is managed by the Sapporo Science Museum and is located in Nakajima Park. The location is 1-17 Nakajima Park, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido.

Wikipedia: 札幌市天文台 (JA), Website

21. Sunpiazza Aquarium

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Sanpiaza Aquarium (Sampiaza Suzokukan) is an aquarium located in the new Sapporo Fukutoshin in Atsubetsu -ku, Sapporo. With the dissolution of the Sapporo Fukutoshin Social Cultural Foundation, it has been operated by Sapporo Vice -Tokyo Development Corporation since January 1, 2009.

Wikipedia: サンピアザ水族館 (JA)

22. 厚別神社

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Atsubetsu Shrine (Atsubetsu Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Hiraoka 2-jo 1-3-1, Kiyota-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. The former company is the former unqualified company. It is not a shrine in Atsubetsu Ward in the same city, and its name is not "Atsubetsu".

Wikipedia: 厚別神社 (JA)

23. 日本の道100選の碑

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The 100 Best Roads of Japan were established by the Ministry of Construction and the "Road Day" Executive Committee in 1986 and 1987 to commemorate the establishment of Roadside Day, and are 104 outstanding roads with Japan characteristics.

Wikipedia: 日本の道100選 (JA)

24. Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art

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The Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art opened in Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan in 1977. The collection includes works by Jules Pascin and the École de Paris as well as by modern Japanese artists, in particular those with a connection to Hokkaidō.

Wikipedia: Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art (EN), Website

25. Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill

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Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill is a famous scenic spot located in Toyohira-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan. The bronze statue of Dr. William S. Clark, which stands on the hill, is well known as the symbol of frontier spirit of Hokkaidō.

Wikipedia: Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill (EN)

26. Botanical Garden of Hokkaido University

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The Hokkaido University Botanical Gardens are botanical gardens operated by Hokkaido University. They are located at North 3, West 8, Chūō-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan, and open daily; an admission fee is charged.

Wikipedia: Hokkaido University Botanical Gardens (EN), Website

27. Hokkaido Jingu Tongu

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Hokkaido Jingu Tongu is a Shinto shrine located in Minami 2-jo Higashi 3-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido. It is the last shrine outside the precincts of Hokkaido Jingu, and "Tongu" means "temporary shrine".

Wikipedia: 北海道神宮頓宮 (JA), Website

28. Sapporo City Museum

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Sapporo City Archive, located in the central district of Sapporo City, Hokkaido, is the archive of Sapporo City. There are various exhibitions and introductions about the history and culture of Sapporo.

Wikipedia: 札幌市資料館 (JA), Website


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