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Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Platform

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1 Hitsujigaoka, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo 062-0045, Hokkaido
+81 11-851-3080
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I needed to do this (standing with the statue of Dr. Clark). During his eight-month stay in Japan during early Meiji Era, Dr. Clark helped establish Sapporo Agriculture School (former Hokkaido University) and left "Boys, be ambitious", a phrase that is extremely famous in Japan....More

1  Thank 175ryusukem
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

The view is nice but it's not a lot to do here. I guess it's kinda one time thing if you are visiting Sapporo for the first time. You can see Sapporo dome from a far sight and statue of Mr.Clark here. I would only...More

2  Thank tingleboi
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

This place is very famous in Japan. You often see photos of Clark's statue on the cover of travel guides or on posters. You have a nice view of Sapporo from this hill, with green fields in the front and the city in the back....More

Thank L123V
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Easy to take the subway then the bus here. Get to see sheep with backdrop of city. Lots of interesting things to see. I would suggest it.

Thank B138877
Reviewed 13 July 2018

You can enjoy a nice view of Sapporo from this hill dedicated to famous Dr. William C. Clark. Also, there are a foot bath, a small museum of snow festival, a small lavender field, some sheeps, a restaurant and a cafeteria. Nothing is special but...More

Thank mabei0123
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Dr Clark's theme park features a nice view over the city, a foot bath, a small museum of the snow festival, a small lavender field, some sheep, a restaurant and a cafeteria. Nothing special really but can be worth a visit for an hour or...More

Thank TheRealMuppy
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

This was the second stop on our tour of Sapporo. The history and views were amazing. Stopped in the snow festival museum that showed models of all of the previous festivals. Pretty amazing what can be done with snow!

1  Thank 780betht
Reviewed 1 March 2018

At first, I was a bit surprised by having to pay the entrance fee (520 yen each) ... thinking it was just a lookout. However, being winter there were lots of small activities available for free. You could build a snowman or snow-woman ... try...More

Thank Vanessa Y
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Visited during winter and hence the sheep were not out. But no worries! Simply follow the instructions on the map to look for the sheep that are all housed within a small wood house, though during winter, the road is a little slippery and there...More

Thank Gwendolphyn
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

I visited with my wife and two local folks and I really struggled to understand the significance of Dr. Clark and his famous quote (“Boys, Be Ambitious”). Still, we went to the statue, saw people posing for pictures with arms outstretched, and counted the sheep...More

Thank GoneOffTheGrid
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Here is beautiful places with interesting houses and pretty ships.the sightview of sopporo is great.now i am here with my friend.here is meusum and shopping center with good weather.

Thank saeid-1983
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Hitsujigaoka Observation Platform is lovely with its wonderful gardens and forest. I got close to nature

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