Sapporo Clock Tower

The official name is former drill hall for the Sapporo Agricultural College. It was built based on a figure of design of the Sapporo Agricultural College (predecessor of Hokkaido University) the second vice-principal in 1878 (Meiji 11), and a clock tower was attached three years later. The structure of the roof truss that the building does not have a ceiling. An introduction of history of the Sapporo Agricultural College and graduate Inazo Nitobe, the document of the pendulum-type clock machine are displayed. This clock tower was appointed to the important cultural property of the country in 1970. The large clock continues still ticking away time with a pendulum type exactly.

[ Access ]
It is a 3-minute walk from subway Namboku Line Odori Station
[ Hours ]
From 8:45 to 17:10
[ Fees ]
200 yen
[ Closed ]
From January 1 to January 3
[ Links(English) ]
[ Links(Japanese) ]
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