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Sapporo Clock Tower, Sapporo
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The city's oldest structure and one of a smattering of remaining Western-style buildings, Sapporo Clock Tower stands among the more popular tourist attractions in town. Constructed in 1878 to serve the local university, the tower features a wood construction reminiscent of architecture generally found in small-town America. Head inside to explore a small museum showcasing the university's history and the origins of the city. See Sapporo Clock Tower and all Sapporo has to offer by arranging your trip with our Sapporo itinerary planner.
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  • Ten minute walk from the Sapporo Station, north to the Odori Park. This two-storied American style wooden building was constructed in 1878. It was originally part of the Sapporo Agricultural College. ...  more »
  • Didn't dare admission arrives at an additional cost. You can feel the history as such looks and shot pictures as well as foreign tourists. Plinth for Memorial photos.
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  • The place is a popular tourist destination, but you want to go once. I wanted to really shine. And lots of tourists, were newcomers. There were many wealthy Chinese people this time.
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  • The clock tower was located near the city of Sapporo, I used it to help me to find the way back to my hotel everyday during my stay. To me, the place looked more lovely at night, especially when the spot light shined at the clock. There was a wooden-made platform located on the front-right of the tower for individual to take selfie or a group of people to take photos with the tower. Very thoughtful indeed!
  • Probably the most famous building in Sapporo, and historically that makes sense, but there really wasn't anything interesting about it to me. It's worth ticking off your list, if only because it's incredibly convenient, and to help understand the history of the city. The former government building nearby is much more interesting architecturally.
  • Wasn't able to go in, but the house looks fancy from the outside. I'm not sure what kind of stuff they have inside the museum. If you are fond of museum I guess it will be worth to check out.
  • A small building but full of information. If you know Japanese then I would recommend you to take guide.
  • A historic place, but looks just like a big Clock. There is an entry fee to go inside.