Location

Local Attractions

Clock Tower

Clock Tower

The clock tower was built as the drill hall (enbujo) of the former Sapporo Agricultural College (now Hokkaido University), and its bell has rung …

Former Hokkaido Government Office Building

Former Hokkaido Government Office Building

Boasting an imposing exterior in an American neo-Baroque style, it reminds us today of the colonial …

Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill

Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill

On the south-east outskirts of Sapporo, Hitsujigaoka (Sheep Hill) is a peaceful place where sheep graze. From the lookout point where the statue …

Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art

Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art

From the Sapporo Prince Hotel, the Museum is just across Odori Park. It displays mainly works by artists connected with …

Hokkaido University

Hokkaido University

This northern seat of learning, in its spacious tree-filled campus, is to the north of Sapporo Station. The Furukawa Hall and the Old Dairy Model …

Mt. Moiwa Lookout

Mt. Moiwa Lookout

Mt Moiwa is one of the best-known places for a night view of Sapporo. Enjoy the ropeway ride to the …

Odori Park

Odori Park

Sapporo’s green belt, Odori Park runs for 1,500m east-west through central Sapporo. At the east end, the television tower offers 360-degree …

Otaru Canals

Otaru Canals

The Otaru Canals tell the story of when Otaru prospered as a commercial town. The canals are lined with stone warehouses, and with its gas …

Sapporo Snow Festival

Sapporo Snow Festival

In February, the Sapporo Snow Festival is held amidst the sparkling snow. Snow sculptures from the huge to the tiny can be seen throughout the …

Susukino

Susukino

The area between Minami (South) 4 to 9-jo and Nishi (West) 2 to 8-jo is called Susukino, and its neon-flashing bright-lights district is the …