Category: Sapporo & Around

Sapporo Factory Shopping Mall

Sapporo Factory (サッポロファクトリー : 札幌工廠購物中心) is a large-scale shopping complex on the site of former Sapporo Kaitakushi Brewery (founded in 1876). There are a lot of restaurants, clothing, household goods and souvenir shops with a big atrium. An illuminated Christmas Tree…

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Sapporo Beer Museum and Beer Garden

Inside the magnificent old red brick brewery, the popular Sapporo Beer Museum (サッポロビール博物館: 札幌啤酒博物館) displays the history of Sapporo Beer from the Meiji period (late 19th-century). You can join a guided tour (twice hourly except Mon; ¥500 with two drinks;…

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Odori Park and Varied Festivals

Sapporo’s most famous park across the city center, Odori Park (大通公園: meaning ‘large street’) was developed as a firebreak in 1871. This 1.5km-long pleasant oasis is planted with trees and colorful flowers. Locals enjoying a picnic on the lawns with…

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