Sapporo Clock Tower

Sightseeing information about Sapporo Clock Tower in Japan.

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This 2-story wooden building is a symbol of the city and the early era of Hokkaido's development. It was constructed in 1878 as a drill hall of the Sapporo Agricultural College, the first institution for agricultural studies in Japan. Among the students was the agricultural economist, educator and author Nitobe Inazo, who wrote "Bushido: The Soul of Japan". The large clock tower with four faces was purchased from a Boston manufacturer. It is a 10-minute walk from JR Sapporo Station.

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5.0in the last week

In the heart of Sapporo three is an historical iconic of the city clock tower that Will give you time after time pass by how build the tower and other more

3.0a week ago

Really gives a lot of history background abt Sapporo.. I commend the effort the city inhabitants put in preserve it

3.02 months ago

It's a good place to visit when you have nothing else in mind. People working here are highly enthusiastic about this place.

5.0a month ago

It’s a place full of education and history. Despite clock tower, it’s more like a spirit center for Sapporo. You must come and enjoy the stories.

3.02 months ago

2 floors of history stored in this place. Centrally located along odori park.
Come if you like architecture and the story behind it