Former Hokkaido Government Office Building

The Sapporo landmark that has long been admired by citizens with the nickname of “The Red Brick Office”

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The Former Hokkaido Government Office Building is a Western-style structure that had been used for about 80 years as the main government institution for the prefecture. Constructed in 1888, it is a valuable example of American Neo-Baroque architecture. The interior is open to the public for free and historical information on the time that Hokkaido was first developed is on display.
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open: 8:45 am~6:00 pm Closing days: Year-end and new year holidays
Kita 3-jo Nishi 6-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo
(011) 204-5019

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