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Sapporo Clock Tower, Sapporo

#3 of 88 in Historic Sites in Sapporo
Historic Site · Landmark
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. Arrange to visit Sapporo Clock Tower and other attractions in Sapporo using our Sapporo tour builder app.
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  • Nice to see, but don’t make a trip to this part of town just for the clock tower. It’s surprisingly small and interesting to look at for about 30 seconds; not much beyond that.  more »
  • Enjoyed the easy walk about town, from the eki to the parks and to the clocktower; one can stroll easily and observe so many interets and beautiful things;  more »
  • Center of everything. Nice view in all season. There a restaurant inside to get great view on too.
  • The clock tower has a history. Adult has to pay a small fee to get in to get a glimpse of its past. Upstairs one can take a good look at the clock work - quite impressive mechanically.

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