Hokkaido | 4.5h
【Summer only】Unravel Hokkaido History from 140 years ago

Experience a doctorate knowledge in a historic building!

Hokkaido, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan, has developed from 140 years ago incorporating skills from abroad. Discover the history of Hokkaido with your otomo guide. "Historic Village of Hokkaido" is Hokkaido as it was 140 years ago! There are 52 restored historic buildings and horse railways throughout the city. Taste the confectionery of the time, and have a cultural experience. In this tour, you can also visit Akarenga and Sapporo Clock Tower to learn about the history of Hokkaido since its pioneering days. Let's go on a journey to explore the history of Hokkaido! By the end of the tour feel as though you have achieved a doctorate on the history of Hokkaido!


・Experience the past life of Hokkaido in Kaitaku no Mura
・Discover the history from Akarenga and Sapporo Clock Tower. Understand the meaning of the "red star" often seen in Hokkaido.
・Learn how the vast land of Hokkaido has developed into a modern city


・Historic Village of Hokkaido: An outdoor museum that captures the life of Hokkaido during the pioneering period. Let the scenery of the past spread in front of you as time slip to 140 years ago. Also take a ride on the horse railway!
・Sapporo Clock Tower: The oldest clock tower in Japan. It is a miracle clock tower that has continue to rung every hour since 140 years ago. This clock tower has lived the history of Hokkaido. Does that not sound like a miracle to you?
・Former Hokkaido Government House (Akarenga): A brick building used as a government house during the pioneering period. It is one of Sapporo's top tourist attractions. Learn about the history of Sapporo and Hokkaido with your otomo guide!


・We will take the metro and bus to reach the first spot from the meeting point
・Hokkaido Kaitaku no Mura is a photogenic spot. Make the most of your tour by taking a camera!
・Lunch (dinner) is not included, however meals can be purchased along the way
・ Please note spots maybe changed if temporarily closed
・ Tour finishing spot is different to meeting spot. Please contact your tour guide if you would like to change the finishing spot ・Some routes will be changed in winter

Expenses Not Included

The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 2000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.

Meeting Point

Sapporo Metro Namboku Line Oodori Station South Exit

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