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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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Phone Number: +81 11-898-2692
09:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:00

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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Just a short bus ride from city centre lies the Historical Village

Helpful guides and a low entry cost makes this attraction a worthwhile see, not to mention the history

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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picton nz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Helpful guides and a low entry cost makes this attraction a worthwhile see, not to mention the history

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The village is quaint and a lovely walk when the weather is fine. It takes you from towns in the past to villages in the wooded areas and coastal areas, which makes for a lovely walk. There are also houses where there are guides to give you a hot cup of tea and explain to you the history of the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent almost a whole day here viewing all the historical buildings. The autumn foliage was simply gorgeous here. It turned out to be the highlight of my visit to Sapporo. Just take the train to Shin Sapporo and then board Bus 22 which takes you to the Museum's front door. There is a cafeteria serving reasonably priced food or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this place today on a free day we had whilst in Sapporo. Our intention was to have a quick look around for an hour to maybe two hours, tops. We ended up staying over 4.5 hrs as there's so much to explore and we found it quite a charming place. Getting here is very easy - we had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is an excellent collection of 54 structures from the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. You can choose a short visit and travel up and down "main street" to see 17 buildings including shops, a post office and police station, sake brewery and doctor's office. If you have more time, you can visit a fishing merchant's compound, silkworm house,... More 

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Turners Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

An easy train and bus trip delivers you to the site, which is a vast collection of buildings from the 19th & 20th centuries. Most have been transported from other parts of Japan and rebuilt on site. The architecture is spectacular on a few of the buildings, most are typical Japanese style but there's definitely some with a western influence.... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We got to this village by train and bus from Sapporo City on a drizzly day. It is an open air museum with various buildings from the Hokkaido era depicting life from that time. Although interesting at first it became quite 'same, same' as we wandered through the various buildings. We were lucky enough to see a wedding where the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is truly a village and there are many buildings for you to explore. The volunteers here are very friendly and we're happy to tell me about the exhibits and about life in old times in Hokkaido. I recommend the photography studio and the silk work farm. The whole village seemed very real as many of the buildings were moved... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

From Shin Sapporo, take a local bus for around 10 min . This is a large open air museum. It is the place that gathered variety of historic building around Hokkaido together. Not all building here are the original. Some were built recently. However it can be quite boring in some parts.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This was a stop on our Hokkaido tour. The village replicates the frontier life in Hokkaido during the Meiji and Taisho periods in Japan. There are many structures, some original and they provide interesting snap shots of old Japan. The tours, volunteers who are well versed in English give very thorough accounts as we walked through house after house in... More 

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