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Sapporo
Sapporo
Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido and a must-visit for many tourists to Hokkaido. It is also a veritable center for dining and shopping. Sapporo has many iconic buildings, such as Sapporo Clock Tower, the red-brick Former Hokkaido Government Office, the Sapporo TV Tower and Hokkaido University. Most structures are elegant and beautiful in design, adding a lot of color to the cityscape. Sapporo’s Odori Park has ice and snow festivals in the winter and hosts the Sapporo Beer Festival in the Summer. Shiroi Koibito Park is a beautiful confectionery and a great place to see how chocolate treats are made, while Sapporo Ramen Republic is perfect for sampling Hokkaido’s delicious specialty ramen.
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Shiroi Koibito Park
4.6/5
1,025 Reviews
City Park
A famous white chocolate dessert of Hokkaido, Shiroi Koibito is bought as a souvenir by almost every visitor to Hokkaido. Shiroi Koibito Park refers to the tourist attraction based solely on this famous snack. Visitors here not only can tour the factory and see the entire process of how the chocolate dessert is made, but they can also try making it themselves.
Tanukikoji Shopping Street
4.4/5
922 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
Tanukikoji Shopping Street is a famous shopping street in the central district of Sapporo in Hokkaido. Boasting a history of over 100 years and an overhead glass ceiling, this spacious and clean street is a comfortable place to shop. There are numerous fashion and electronics stores, recreation halls, cinemas, and restaurants, all of which are very popular with young people.
Odori Park
4.4/5
827 Reviews
City Park
Odori Park is located in the heart of Sapporo, Hokkaido. It stretches from east to west and is home to lilacs and various other trees. Decorated with flowers all year round, and featuring ever-changing fountains, the scenery found here is truly captivating. In good weather, visitors can take a walk in the park, watch the occasional street performance, as well as enjoy the avant-garde sculptures that are scattered around.
Hokkaido University
4.6/5
543 Reviews
School
Hokkaido University was established in 1876 and is formerly known as Sapporo Agricultural College. There are many areas within the university designated as culturally significant and worth visiting, such as the Agricultural Department's Farm 2, the Clarke Statue, and Poplar Avenue. The grand elm, ginkgo, and poplar trees in the vicinity have earned Hokkaido University the nickname the 'elm campus'. The majority of historical buildings are of European-style (many of Nordic flavor) and are very popular with tourists.
Hokkaido Shrine
4.5/5
363 Reviews
Temple
Hokkaido Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the center of Sapporo. In Hokkaido's past, the main entrance to the palace was facing northeast to defend against a potential Russian threat. Sacrifices were once conducted here in an attempt to improve the lives of Hokkaido's people and the shrine still holds an important place in the hearts of the locals. It is also a great place to view the cherry blossom trees in spring.
Former Hokkaido Government Office Building
4.4/5
405 Reviews
Exhibition
Historical Architecture
The old red brick building of the Former Hokkaido Government Office Building is an iconic landmark of Sapporo. A symbol of the pioneering era of Hokkaido, this neo-baroque style building is affectionately called the "Red Brick House" by locals and it is very popular among tourists. It is a great place to take pictures, particularly in the winter when snow covers the red bricks and produces a very romantic atmosphere.

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Spring is a time of rebirth. A time to cast off winter’s embrace. In Japan, spring heralds the coming cherry blossoms. For what seems like a fleeting instance, cherry trees flower in exquisitely delicate shades of white and pink. The soft colors signal promising times ahead. Some spend their entire lives chasing the bloom, looking for that perfect flower. For travelers aspiring to catch a glimpse of the annual miracle, this short article offers some background and suggests a few places to visit.
Amazing Places to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan!
Dannyboi   13 May 2019
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Amazing Places to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan!

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Nov 23, 2020 Sapporo Weather:Clouds, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:65%, Sunrise/Sunset:06:37/16:05
Sapporo Driving:Suitable, Running:Not Recommended, Cycling:Not Recommended

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