See Sapporo: Parks, Towers, Streets

Japan, Sapporo Guide (B): See Sapporo: Parks, Towers, Streets

Sapporo has an area of 1121 sq. km but I was only able to make time to explore three parks, two towers, a street, and an alley.

Odori Park is a 1.5-kilometer park featuring fountains, a playground, open spaces for events (Beer Gardens pop up in Odori Park during summer), green spaces with trees and flower beds, and benches to enjoy this bit of nature in the middle of the city. And on the east end of Odori Park is Sapporo TV Tower, one of Sapporo's well known landmarks.

I did not attempt to see the park from end to end, because it meant I'd have to cross 11 roads. Not that crossing roads in Sapporo is a risk—it isn't (as is the rest of Japan); I was really just too lazy as I was unlucky to be in Japan during its hottest summer in years (Hokkaido experiences mild summers, but the unrelenting heat made its way to this northernmost prefecture)!

(If you want to visit in the morning and in the evening, you will have to purchase a ticket for every entry.)

Sapporo TV Tower, on the east end of Odori Park, stands 150 meters tall and has an observatory at a height of 90 meters. The observatory affords a view of Odori Park cutting through the concrete jungle. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: See Sapporo: Parks, Towers, Streets
Guide Location: Japan » Sapporo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Odori Park   Sapporo TV Tower   Sapporo Clock Tower   Ganso Ramen Yokocho   Tanukikoji Shopping Street   Shiroi Koibito Park   Moerenuma Park  
Author: Mustachio Ventures
Read it on author's website: https://mustachioventures.blogspot.com/2018/10/see-sapporo-parks-towers-streets.html