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Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura)

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Address: 50-1 Atsubetsucho | Konopporo, Sapporo 004-0006, Hokkaido
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+81 11-898-2692
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Nearly every kind of private and public building, from farmhouse to sleigh...

Nearly every kind of private and public building, from farmhouse to sleigh factory, is on display in this fascinating open-air museum.

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This was a fun side trip for half a day. It was pretty easy to get to by bus from the Shin-Sapporo station. The signs there are in English and Japanese, so it's easy to read the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is my favorite site in Sapporo. Houses of some leaders and normal people re-creat daily life hundreds ago. Horse car only run on the weekend. It's big snow on the day we visited. If weather allow, 2-3 hours are recommend to look around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's worth to visit while you are in Sapporo. Nice atmosphere with old houses, streets to walk and especially not so crowded by tourist. My family took a horse riding for village overview then we walk around. You can enjoy some snow fun there also.

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Phitsanulok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a bit tricky to get there. Be sure to check the bus schedule to avoid excessive walk from the train station. Once you get there, it's amazing. It's essentially a full-size historical village, with many restored original buildings. You can go inside and see what it's like back then (unheated, however). Since it isn't easy to get there and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun side trip for half a day. It was pretty easy to get to by bus from the Shin-Sapporo station. The signs there are in English and Japanese, so it's easy to read the history of the buildings. I was pretty amazed at the collection of buildings and architecture and how it was preserved. I think the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is PERFECT for people with itchy feet because one gets to experience what old Hokkaido felt like by stepping into dozens of historical buildings that have been carefully assembled in this sprawling location. The entrance building was the old rail station, and there are also an old school, barbershop, sweet shop, noodle shop et cetera. It is a lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This point of interest is often neglected by tourists, IMO, it offers a good day trip out esp. in a sunny day, as the settings are mostly outdoors. It's educational and fun. I went on Tozai Line (Subway)[Shin Sapporo Sta.]+bus bound for [No.22 Kaitakunomura](15min) to last bus stop. It costs ¥830 for the admission, you can also buy the comb.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

One gets to follow the growth of Hokkaido through the unique presentations of the building architecture from 1800's when Hokkaido was open to foreign trade and influences.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended. The historic buildings have many stories to tell, each unique in their own ways. These buildings were imported from different parts in Hokkaido, coming together to weave the fascinating story of Hokkaido. The place is big and definitely can spend a morning there. Go early as the tourist buses come around noon time and if it's too crowded,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Location - easy to get to from Shin Sapporo station. Bus 22, point to point. Small free for the village, additional for museum. 60-90 minutes walk round the village. Mostly look see activities. And photo ops. Wished there was a guide to explain to us. There was a brochure to explain but not the same as someone talking to us.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

If I only have a day in Sapporo, I will definitely come here! Directions from Sapporo station: 1. Buy a transfer ticket (includes the cost of the subway and bus) from the subway automated ticket machine. (450 yen) 2. Take Nanboku or Tofu line to Otaru and change to Tozai line from Sapporo to Shin Sapporo. (Approx 15 mins) 3.... More 

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