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Things to do in Sapporo

Best attractions to visit in Sapporo

1. Akechidaira Plateau - Sapporo

Akechidaira Plateau

Akechidaira Plateau is located near the top of the ascending Irohazaka Winding Road. At the plateau, there is a parking lot with a free observation area that offers nice views onto the Irohazaka and the valley below. A rest house stands beside the parking lot, serving as a souvenir shop, cafeteria and the lower station of the Akechidaira Ropeway. In three minutes, the ropeway carries visitors to an observation platform further up the mountain for spectacular views over Kegon Waterfall and Lake Chuzenjiko.

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2. Botanic Garden - Sapporo

Botanic Garden

Koishikawa Botanical Garden belongs to the nearby Tokyo University, Japan's most prestigious university. There are almost 300 botanic gardens and related organizations in Japan. Their size, characteristics, and plant collections, as well as activities, differ from one to the next. This makes Japanese botanic gardens very diverse and dynamic. A massive charming cherry blossom in spring to coloured leaves providing a calming effect in autumn; botanic gardens in Japan are appreciated by thousands of people both in Japan and from all over the world.

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3. Curb Market - Sapporo

Curb Market

Control Market comprises of about 80 stockpiles eateries arranged along a few pieces only outside of Sapporo's Central Wholesale Market. One of the city's biggest open markets, the Curb Market spends significant time in Hokkaido fish, for example, crab, ocean urchin, salmon roe, squid and scallops, and nearby deliver, for example, corn, melons and potatoes when in season. Like other fish advertises around Japan, a superb approach to encounter the market's offerings is to have a dinner of crisp neighborhood fish served over rice (domburi) at one of the nearby eateries.

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4. Historic Village of Hokkaido - Sapporo

Historic Village of Hokkaido

The Historic Village of Hokkaido is an open air museum in the suburbs of Sapporo. It exhibits about 60 typical buildings from all over Hokkaido, dating from the Meiji and Taisho Periods (1868 to 1926), the era when Hokkaido's development was carried out on a large scale. The Historical Museum of Hokkaido (開拓記念館, Kaitaku Kinenkan) documents the history of Hokkaido's development and is located about a ten minute walk from the open air museum.

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5. Moerenuma Park - Sapporo

Moerenuma Park

Moerenuma Park is a large park in the outskirts of Sapporo. Surrounded by a marsh, the park has a circumference of about four kilometers. The park owes its bold design to the renowned Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Born in the United States, Noguchi spent a considerable part of his professional life in Japan and maintained a workshop in Takamatsu. Shortly after the plans were completed, Noguchi passed away, but his designs were carried out and the park was opened to the public in 2005.

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6. Mount Moiwa - Sapporo

Mount Moiwa

Mount Moiwa is one of several small, forested mountains southwest of central Sapporo. The mountain is a popular sightseeing spot that is known for the spectacular view out over the city from an observation deck at its summit. The Mount Moiwa Ropeway climbs from the base of the mountain three quarters up the mountain to a transfer station. From there a rather unique mini cablecar travels the rest of the way to the upper station at the summit where there is an observation deck and restaurant with nice views out over the city.

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7. Nijo Market - Sapporo

Nijo Market

Nijo Market is a public market in central Sapporo that occupies about one city block. Both locals and tourists visit the market to shop for fresh local produce and seafood such as crabs, salmon eggs, sea urchin and various fresh and prepared fish. Several restaurants can be found among the shops, including a collection of small drinking places and restaurants along a narrow corridor called Noren Yokocho. A recommended way of enjoying a visit is by having a fresh seafood breakfast at one of the market's restaurants.

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8. Odori Park - Sapporo

Odori Park

Odori Park is the broad median of Odori ("large street") in the center of Sapporo, separating the city into north and south. The park stretches about a kilometer and a half over twelve city blocks and offers pleasant green space during the warmer months. The tower is just under 150 meters tall, and the observation deck is at an elevation of 90 meters. During the evening the tower is illuminated, making it an attractive landmark.

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9. Okurayama Ski Jump - Sapporo

Okurayama Ski Jump

The 90 meter ski hop rivalries of the Winter Olympics 1972 were held in the Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium. These days, when the stadium is not being utilized for world glass or other ski hop occasions, the Okurayama Observatory at the highest point of the slope can be gotten to by means of a seat lift for stupendous perspectives of Sapporo. The amusements can be played with no extra expenses past the historical center's extra charge. The ski hop can be come to by transport from the Tozai Subway Line's Maruyama Koen Station (5 minutes, 200 yen, visit takeoffs from Odori Station).

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10. Sapporo Beer Museum - Sapporo

Sapporo Beer Museum

Hokkaido is the birthplace of beer in Japan. Sapporo Beer, one of the oldest and most popular beer brands in the country, has been brewed in Sapporo since 1877. The museum introduces the history of beer in Japan and the process of beer making. After the exhibitions, beer tastings are available at a small fee. Alternatively, paid tours are held in Japanese that include a tasting session at the end. It is one of the most visited place by tourists.

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