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Former Hokkaido Government Office Building

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Address: 6 Kita3jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-8588, Hokkaido
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+81 11-204-5019
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Sun - Sat 08:45 - 18:00

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beautiful building covered in snow

went there in winter. The whole place is blanked in white snow. truly beautiful and scenic. great photo opportunity. Walking distance (abt 15 mins) from sapporo station

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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johor
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this old & historical building is really clean and the environment is really nice. i love the lake in front of this building. English style building.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

went there in winter. The whole place is blanked in white snow. truly beautiful and scenic. great photo opportunity. Walking distance (abt 15 mins) from sapporo station

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very scenic area outside the building especially in winter when the park is all white with snow while the building stands out with its red brick building.

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Thank siaw_ming
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful historical building. It looks incredible during the winter night when we were there. So magnificent.

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Thank andrewhedgehogging
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't fantastic, there isn't much to see or do in the building itself though the building looks amazing in pictures!

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Thank Huay L
Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to take pictures during winter. The view of this building with snow everywhere even the walkway make it beautifully and lovely. The visit to the government house is free of charge. Those who are interested of it's history is worth the visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked past this place and it was a good spot to take some pretty pictures. You can enter the building for free and walk around. There's a museum although everything is in Japanese.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place looks beautiful when it is clad in snow. Very nice for photo taking. Easily accessible from JR Sapporo station. After that you can walk to Hokkaido University campus to have a look around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Known as the Red Brick Building, it is an American neo-baroque style building constructed in 1888. Originally the government office and now a museum, exhibits the history of Hokkaido. In winter, when the red building covered in white snow, it is a picture of splendor. A must visit in Sapporo.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It's a nice historical building, with a small garden around it. You can enter for free and see several exhibitions. The location is very central, near the clock tower and Odori Park, so why not drop by?

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