Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Sapporo-shi is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Sapporo-shi a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Sapporo-shi.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
Discover the local culture and art of Sapporo-shi.
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6 Chome Kita 3 Jonishi, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture 060-0003, Japan
08:40 am - 06:00 pm
The former Government Office’s red Building was built in the 1880s and houses a museum shop, the tourist information center, a conference hall, library and exhibition halls which themselves display some of the best architectural pieces you will see in Sapporo.
Drop by at the place to see the city’s history etched it the magnificent buil...
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474 Miyagaoka, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-city, Hokkaido
07:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Hokkaido Shrine is perfect to take a step closer to the spiritual side of Sapporo. The beautiful shrine was built in 1869 and is a highlight during the Sapporo Matsuri Festival held in June. The minimalistic architecture of the shrine and its traditional design are akin to travelling back in time.
The nearby greenery is loved for bird-watching ...
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Yubinbango 060-0001 Hokkaido Prefecture, Sapporo, Chuo-ku Kita 1 Nishi 17-chome, Japan
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art is one of the best way to explore the art-works of local Japanese artists. You can see a range of paintings from Hokkaido painters and sculptors including Tamako Kataoka, Eien Iwahashi, Kinjiro Kida and Nissho Kanda among others and truly get into the skin of the city’s art pulse.
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2 Chome-2-68 Fushimi, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture 064-0942, Japan
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
One of the most beautiful architectural sight in Sapporo, the Fushimi Inari Shrine looks straight out of the familiar photo. The classic red Japanese structures which frame the entrance and welcomes you to the intricate shrine which is full of architectural and design marvels.
A small hike up the mountain is just what you need to breathe in fresher...
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Hōheikan, 1-20 Nakajimakōen, Chūō-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaidō 064-0931 Japan
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Constructed in 1880, the Hoheikan was originally used as a residential place for the imperial family and their elite guests. The place still exudes royalty but is now used as a luxury hotel. In 1958, the building was moved to the popular Nakajima Park where other vintage buildings are also maintained.
Vintage Architecture and D...
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13 Odorinishi, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture 060-0042, Japan
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Originally built in 1926 and used as a court, the building was converted to the present day Sapporo City Museum in 1973. Today, the museum is loved for its structured architecture, minimalistic yet regal layout and a walk inside to see Sapporo’s treasure is a perfect way to experience its story.
1972 Winter Olympic exhibi...
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7 Chome-1-30 Kotoni 1 Jo, Nishi Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture 063-0811, Japan
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
A smaller Shrine than the Hokkaido Shrine, the Kotoni Shrine exudes its charm with its minimalistic architecture, warm lightings and a spiritual ambience which is so intrinsic to the city’s vibe. If you like spiritual places, the Kotoni Shrine is perfect to escape from the crowd and spend a few minutes in silence as you offer your respect her...
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Yubinbango003-0027 Hokkaido Sapporo Shiroishi-ku Hondori 14th Street North 1-12, Japan
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
Exuding an old-world charm, the Shiroishi Shrine is loved for its sheer rustic design, beautiful red colored bridge which contrasts against the scenery and its small-world appeal. The shrine is located close to a small pond to complete the picture-perfect frame. The trees around the shrine add to its beauty.
However, the place truly comes to life d...