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Botanic Garden Hokkaido University

8 Kita 3 Jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0003, Hokkaido
+81 11-221-0066
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Great place to walk through greenery and trees, some interesting plants

Visited in early August and there were not a lot of flowers. There was a lot of green grass and... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Don P
Dallas, Texas, United States
Historic and well maintained gardens

These botanic gardens, which include an arboretum, natural woodland, and two small museums, are... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Oakland, CA
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This garden is not only beautiful, it’s also a nature preserve and cultural center.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“large trees” (3 reviews)
“small museums” (2 reviews)
“garden offers” (2 reviews)
8 Kita 3 Jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0003, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Visited in early August and there were not a lot of flowers. There was a lot of green grass and big trees and many well marked paths to walk. If you like to walk this is great place to go. There was a nice rock...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 24 August 2017

These botanic gardens, which include an arboretum, natural woodland, and two small museums, are well worth a visit and make a pleasant morning or afternoon's walk.

Thank Macrodiver
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Whenever we travel we love to see the local botanical gardens. This one was incredibly disappointing--it had nothing special. in fact, the nicest flowers were in a bed outside of the front gate. It cost a bit to get in for our large group and...More

2  Thank DCTravelers69
Reviewed 3 August 2017

A very relaxing garden with beautiful trees surrounding the pond. I notice that there are some koi fishes swimming freely in the pond. Another season of beautiful blooms with vibrant colours.

1  Thank yfylou
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We spent about two hours here in the morning, an easy walk from our hotel in Sapporo. It was relaxing and enjoyable, with labels on the trees and plants and with a museum that focused largely on animals and birds rather than plants. Some interesting...More

Thank Victor B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Botanical gardens are an often overlooked feature of a city. In a city like Sapporo, loaded with things to do, make sure to take a few hours and visit the Botanic Garden. The garden offers a wide range of Japanese flora, but also features a...More

1  Thank MrDowntownAK
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

There were not many flowers in the Botanic Garden of Hokkaido University when I visited on 23 May 2017, although the lilacs were supposed to be in season. However, the greenery still made for a pleasant stroll. I was also surprised and pleased to see...More

2  Thank Xin R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a beautifully laid out garden with a small but very engaging museum of the Ainu and other northern peoples in the garden grounds. Even if it is accused of being off the track for visitors, it shouldn't be. Though small and less formal,...More

Thank Neville J
Reviewed 2 May 2017

If being away from the tourist trail appeals, then I could recommend this garden. Highlight was the small but informative Ainu museum, which showcased various well preserved artifacts of the northern indigenous Ainu people. The gardens are well kept and worth strolling around. Amazing that...More

1  Thank tamaletown
Reviewed 26 April 2017

When we visited all the places was covered by snow and give us a sense o Christmas! Incredible. We meet a professor of the University that explain how to circulate in the space of University.

Thank TRE947
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