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Sapporo, my favorite city, Japan

 
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ainoChan's pictureby ainoChan General travel tip
added on the 21st of August, 2010
My hometown is now the fifth largest city in all Japan, but in 1857 its inhabitants numbered only 7 people. After it was chosen as an administrative center the town started to grow, and to expand and now today it is one of the largest, most visited cities of the country. The biggest boost to city's fame was given in 1972 when it became the host of the Olympic Winter Games. From that time on, the city is a major tourist gem.

The city has many attractions, including the Sapporo Beer Museum, the Botanic Garden, the Odori Park, the Nijo Market. It is a city worth visiting every season of the year. My favorite time of the year is winter and that is also the time of the Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri) held every Friday in February. During this period you can see huge, beautiful snow and ice sculptures, go snow rafting or snow golfing or just enjoy the busy, and wintry atmosphere of the town by a food stand. :)

Address:
1-2-1 Hanehigashi-machi, Okazaki City, Aichi Prefecture, JAPAN 444-0832

 
 
 
 
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The Pioneer Village will give you the feel of the industrialized age of Japan. This village houses multiple gardens and buildings which are designed in the fashion monuments used to be designed before the 20th century. The 100th anniversary point for the city of Sapporo is also located in this village itself. The beer of Sapporo City is famous in complete Japan and hence the beer museum of Sapporo [...]
 
 
 

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