Quite young, but already a well-developed city, Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido. Clear geometrically correct and well-marked structure of the city is built in accordance with the lines of the old part of Kyoto. In this city are well developed such branched of economy as agriculture, brewing and dairy industries. Sapporo is also the location of one of the most prestigious universities in Japan.
After the Olympic Games of 1972 which took place in the city of Sapporo tourists from other countries have been associating the city with majestic winter holidays. One of the main events of … Open
The city of Sapporo is known for its marvelous parks and gardens, internationally acclaimed scientific and cultural centers, historical landmarks and sites as well as astonishing museums. … Open
A stroll through Sapporo Art Park may turn into a fascinating excursion. This park is situated in Minami-ku district. The formation of Sapporo Art Park started in 1986 and is still in progress. It covers an area of more than 40 hectares and is actually an open-air museum. It presents more than 73 sculptures created by Japanese craftsmen and foreign ones. The collection of the park is constantly increasing. Concerts and master classes devoted to various contemporary art forms are often held on its territory.
Your active city break in Sapporo. Attractions, recreation and entertainment - best places to spend your day and night here
Sapporo is an ideal destination for those tourists who give preference to sport entertainments and hiking. One of the main advantages of the city is still plenty of parks and marvelous … Open
Frothy beverage drinkers should definitely come by a specialized Beer Museum which is the only one of its kind in Japan. The museum occupies the building of an old brewery, which is still operating. On the top floor, you can watch the brewing process. Old industrial equipment, storage tanks, and vintage advertising posters that could be seen in city stores at the turn of the 19th and 20 century are among its exhibits. On the first floor, is a tasting room and a shop where one can purchase all sorts of beer produced at the plant. Next to the museum, is a beautiful Sapporo Beer Garden. Open-air cafes run there. Here, you can also try all the popular varieties of local beer and other delicious specialties.