Sightseeing

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SIGHT SEEING SELECTION
  • Moerenuma Park
    This magnificent park design is owed to the master planning by Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) , a Japanese -American artist, sculptor and landscape architect. Construction started in 1982 and was completed in 2005. It was built over a vast waste treatment plant and covers a huge 1.89 square …
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  • Mt Moiwa
    Mt Moiwa - Spectacular views of Sapporo.
    Mt Moiwa reaches a height of 531 metres and is located on the south east range overlooking Sapporo. Its Ainu name is “Inkarushibe” and it was explored by Takeshiro Matsuura in the late-Edo period where he noted “Mt. Moiwa was not only a mountain upon which to command a view of the surroundings, but …
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  • Nakajima Park
    Nakajima Park
    At one time Nakajima park was originally a lumber yard but after it stopped being used the locals put forth the notion that it be turned into a park so in 1887 Nakajima park was born.  Covering 21 hectares Nakajima is one of the main parks situated in southern Sapporo. It’s a great place to …
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  • Nijo Ichiba (Sapporo Fish Markets)
    Nijo Ichiba Fish Markets
    This historic fish market has been part of Sapporo for over 100 years. It was said to have been formed during the Meiji period, when fishermen from Ishikari Bay started selling their fresh catches here. Over 100 years later the market has developed into a veritable oasis for all forms of culinary …
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  • Otaru Aquarium
    Otaru is a harbor town 1 hour west of Sapporo by train. Otaru is famous for its seafood, glassblowing, and its canal. Its also home to the largest aquarium in Hokkaido. Some aspects and parts of this aquarium are outdated but there are also some parts which are unique. Originally built in 1959, the …
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  • Sapporo Ainu Culture Promotion Center
    Ainu home
    The Ainu Culture Promotion Center is a fascinating place where visitors can learn about the livelihood, culture, art and history of the indigenous Ainu people who have fostered a unique culture. It is Japan’s first facility featuring indigenous peoples, where visitors can watch, touch and …
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  • Sapporo Clock Tower (Tokeidai)
    Located in the center of Sapporo just by Odori park, the clock tower was constructed in 1878. Sapporo was developed in the late 1860’s which makes the clock tower the oldest remaining structure in the city. The idea for the tower came from Dr. John Clark who was the vice principal of the …
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  • Shimamui Coast (Shakotan)
    Shimamui Coast Shakotan
    Shimamui coast is part of the Shakotan Cape which is on the western coast of Hokkaido. It is located next to Cape Shakotan and is famous for its coastline, and its crystal clear waters. There is a lookout at about 100m above sea level, offering stunning views from the cliffs down onto the water. …
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  • Shizunai Cherry Blossom Festival
    Shizunai Nijukken Road
    Shizunai Road is the home to around 3,000 cherry blossom trees, including the vivid Sargant cherry tree. The road looks absolutely fantastic during the cherry blossom season and is one of the top cherry blossom viewing spots in Hokkaido! The road is 7km long and 36 meters wide and the cherry …
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  • Takino Suzuran Park
    Takino Suzuran Park
    Takino Suzuran park is a huge park that is a great place for families and nature lovers. It covers 395.7 hectares, with around 200 hectares are available to the public. There are 2 entrances, the East Gate entrance (higashi guchi), and the Central Gate entrance (chuo guchi). Parking is available …
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  • TV Tower
    Sapporo TV Tower
    The heart of SAPPORO is basically divided into three areas. Sapporo station to the north, Odori in the centre, and Susukino to the south. The central park of Sapporo, ODORI PARK,  with its grass lawns, fountains, and benches runs through Sapporo east to west for 10 blocks. It is a popular spot …
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