1 day itinerary

Ultimate Guide to Sapporo

The northernmost prefecture of Japan, Hokkaido, is an area filled with attractions such as famous places blessed with Mother Nature and cuisine. This tour covers the popular sites in Sapporo, the gateway city to the prefecture.



Day 1

Sapporo Central Wholesale Market/Outer Market ( 10:30 AM ~ 11:40 AM )
Former Hokkaido Government Office Building ( 12:00 PM ~ 12:40 PM )
Sapporo Clock Tower ( 01:00 PM ~ 01:30 PM )
Odori Park ( 01:40 PM ~ 02:30 PM )
Mt. Moiwa ( 03:00 PM ~ 04:00 PM )

Day 1 - Hokkaido

10:30 AM 11:40 AM   -   Sapporo Central Wholesale Market/Outer Market


Head for Sapporo Central Wholesale Market which supports the culinary heaven that is the food of Hokkaido. You will find a lineup of high-class items such as crab and scallops which represent the cuisine of the north, and there are plenty of restaurants and sushi shops proudly presenting fresh seafood. It’s recommended to have an early lunch here if you come to the market.


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Business Hours Everyday ( 06:00 AM ~ 05:00 PM )

There are no closing days.
Address Hokkaidō, Sapporo-shi, Chūō-ku, Kita 11 Jōnishi, 22 Chome See map
Telephone 011-621-7044
Website http://www.jyogaiichiba.com/sapporo-central-wholesale-market-crab-market

12:00 PM 12:40 PM   -   Former Hokkaido Government Office Building


Explore the American Neo-Baroque architecture of the former government office that was built in the 19th century. The red-brick building is an important tourist spot of Sapporo relating the history of development of the prefecture.


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Business Hours open:
8:45 am~6:00 pm

Closing days:
Year-end and new year holidays
Address Kita 3-jo Nishi 6-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo See map
Telephone 011-204-5019
Website http://www.sapporo.travel/find/culture/former_hokkaido_government_office/?lang=en

01:00 PM 01:30 PM   -   Sapporo Clock Tower


This is the wooden clock tower that has continued its history in the northern metropolis of Sapporo. Explore this precious building constructed in the then-popular style of the developing American Midwest.


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Business Hours open:
8:45 am~5:10 pm

close:
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Price Adults: 200 YEN
Child: FREE
Address 2 Chome Kita 1 Jōnishi, Chūō-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaidō See map
Telephone 011-231-0838
Website http://sapporoshi-tokeidai.jp/english/

01:40 PM 02:30 PM   -   Odori Park


Known as the venue holding the grand winter event, the Sapporo Winter Festival. The huge park residing in the center of Sapporo is divided into different attraction zones with many highlights such as TV Tower and fountains.


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Address Odorinishi, Chuoku, Sapporo, Hokkaido See map
Website http://www.sapporo-park.or.jp/odori/en/

03:00 PM 04:00 PM   -   Mt. Moiwa


Enjoy the grand panoramic view of Sapporo as you look down from Mt. Moiwa. This is a popular spot to savor the whole of Hokkaido while staying in the metropolis. Its night view is also a hit with visitors and has been selected as one of the three new greatest night views of Japan.


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Business Hours Everyday

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The mountain cannot be climbed in the winter due to the snow
so please check the homepage.
Address Mt.Moiwa, Sapporo-shi, hokkaido See map

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By Midori