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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Sapporo, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Sapporo, Japan.

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1. 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)

2. Sapporo TV Tower

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Sapporo TV Tower (Keyaki) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Sapporo TV Tower , built in 1957, is a 147.2-metre-high (483 ft) TV tower with an observation deck at a height of 90.38 metres. Located on the ground of Odori Park, in the northern city of Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, the tower is open to tourists. Tourists can view Sapporo and Odori Park.

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3. 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.

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4. 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)

5. 札幌村郷土記念館

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The Sapporo Village Folk Memorial Museum is a museum located in Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido. It was opened with the aim of passing on the local history, centering on Otomo Kametaro, a pioneer in Sapporo, and onions, which were actively cultivated at that time. In addition to monuments and statues, there are many historical materials on display in the museum. In addition, it houses many tangible cultural properties designated by Sapporo City, and the ruins of Otomo Kametaro's official residence, which is the land of the entire memorial hall, are also one of the designated historic sites of Sapporo City.

Wikipedia: 札幌村郷土記念館 (JA)

6. NHK Sapporo

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NHK Sapporo Broadcasting Bureau is the regional broadcasting bureau of Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) located in the central district of Sapporo City, Hokkaido. The official name from June 14, 2019 to March 31, 2022 is NHK Sapporo Stronghold Broadcasting Bureau, and the name of omitting the previous "Stronghold" is also widely used. It is the stronghold bureau of NHK Hokkaido District, and has jurisdiction over seven bureaus in Hokkaido (Sapporo, Hakodate, Daiguang, Muran, Beijian, Asahikawa and Kushiro).

Wikipedia: NHK札幌放送局 (JA)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. 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.

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10. Hokkaidoritu Bungakukan

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Hokkaidoritu Bungakukan 下記参照 / パブリック・ドメイン

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)

11. Sapporo City Observatory

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Sapporo City Observatory 100yen 10:51, 29 December 2006 (UTC) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

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)

12. 中島公園

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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.

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13. 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)

14. 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.

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15. 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.

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16. Hokkaido Jingu Tongu

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Hokkaido Shrine Dun Palace is located in the central district of Sapporo City, Hokkaido, South 2 East 3 Ding Mu Shrine. It is the overseas end of Hokkaido Shrine, and "Dungong" means "temporary palace".

Wikipedia: 北海道神宮頓宮 (JA)

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