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Hokkaido | Historical Monument

Former Hokkaido Government Office Building (Red Brick Office) (北海道庁旧本庁舎(赤れんが庁舎))

 0112045019  Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Kitasanjounishi 6

The building called “The red brick office” (aka renga chosha) is the symbol of development in Hokkaido and is a brick building that was completed in 1888. It is built in the neo-baroque American-style and is designated as a National Important Cultural Property. The building was restored to its original state in 1968 after the roof and interior were lost to fire. Many flowers such as cherry trees and tulips have been planted in the grounds making it a relaxing spot for the locals.

Details

Hours
8:45-18:00
Closed
New Year's Holiday
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Not available

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Review of Former Hokkaido Government Office Building

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/11/21 Interesting Contras to the Rest of the City
The building is just so beautiful to look at both from ourside and inside. Very grand and it stands out from the rest of it’s surrounding. It’s now a museum, tourist information centre and small gift...
Reviewed:2018/11/08 Chance upon this gem
I was walking from Susukino towards the JR Sapporo station this morning 08 Nov 2018 and chance upon this gem at around 10.10 am in the morning. After reading the banner outside , then I realized that...
Reviewed:2018/10/23 A tourist olace
As part of the tour, visited this place, nothing much actually. Can skip it if you do not have time.
Reviewed:2018/10/20 Former Hokkaido government office
Boring just a red brick building

Lot of other more fun things to do !

Go to the beer museum!! Unless u really love history. Give it a miss !
Reviewed:2018/10/17 Fascinating glimpses of the Politics, geography, nature, history, culture of Hokkaido
A magnificent, red-brick building in the centre of Sapporo near the clock tower and station. A free - entry museum, (with an ink-stamp for collectors of stamps!) is surrounded by beautiful gardens...

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