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Sapporo Clock Tower, Sapporo

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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  • Was surprised at how small the clock tower is but it's neat. There some sort of a museum inside. We didn't have time so we didn't go inside,i am sure it would have been interesting.  more »
  • The building is very well maintained and the engineering behind the clock is awesome but hey … the little colonial house with the George V style windows … does it remind anyone of Maine, or...  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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