Hokkaidō University Botanical Garden
One of Sapporo's must-see sights, this beautiful outdoor garden is the botanical showpiece of Hokkaidō University. Here you'll find more...
The 38-floor JR Tower (173m) offers the best views of Sapporo. It's easy, all indoor, and there are shopping, eating and drinking...
Old Hokkaidō Government Office Building
Known by all as Akarenga (red bricks), this magnificent neo-baroque building was constructed of bricks in 1888 and is surrounded by...
A famous Sapporo chain serving a variety of yakitori (skewers of grilled chicken) and grilled vegetables, Kushidori has a simpe picture...
Hokkaidō University information
Established in 1876 this university is a scenic spot, with a number of unique buildings. The Furukawa Memorial Hall and the Seikatei are noteworthy, and several campus museums are open to the public. The bust of William S Clark, the founding vice-president of the university, is a well-known landmark. Upon his departure in 1877, Professor Clark famously told his students: 'Boys, be ambitious!'