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.
Tours to Sapporo Clock Tower
Sapporo Private Full-Day Tour with Local Licensed Guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $128
Duration: 7 hours
Sapporo / Hokkaido Full-Day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $127
Duration: 6 hours
Sapporo Clock Tower reviews
Walking from Former Hokkaido Government Office towards Sapporo TV Tower, one cannot help but pass by the Clock Tower. Picturesque, pastel green wooden 'clapboard', colonial style building... more »
it is lacking of local Japanese culture. it is pretty fine but there is not a lot of the charms that people looking for on visiting Japan. 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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