Time Travel: A visit to the village of pioneers
Traveling back in time is possible when you visit Historical Village of Hokkaido (北海道開拓の村 Hokkaidō Kaitaku no Mura) located in Sapporo.
This open-air museum takes you back to Meiji, Taisho and early Showa eras where you can discover 100 years of industry, lifestyle, and culture of Hokkaido.
As you enter the vicinity 52 structures from mid 19th to early 20th century that have been relocated and recreated will greet you.
The 54 hectares land is divided into four zones:
1. Town Area
You can see how a typical town looks like during the early days.
2. Farm Village
3. Mountain Village
4. Fishing Village
You will learn about history, technological development and architectural improvement that will help you value the present more.
Tuesday to Sunday
9:00 - 16:30
9:00- 17:00 ( May- September)
Adult- 800 Y
Student- 600 Y
Seniors(65+) Youth&Children (Jr.High School Student & under),Handicapped People ,Exchange Students living in Hokkaido- Free
Horse Drawn Trolley ( Summer)
Horse Drawn Sleigh ( Winter)
( Saturday , Sunday, national holiday and Sapporo Snow Festival )
Children ( 3-14) 100 Y Adults ( 15 and above) 250 Y
Historical Village of Hokkaido Foundation
How to get there:
By train and bus
Sapporo StationJR&Tozai Line(Subway) ->Shin Sapporo Station (Bus stop no.22) ->Kaitaku-no-mura ( last stop)
Sapporo Station ( Hakodate Line) -> Shinrinkoen Station-> Bus for Kaitaku-no-mura
For more info visit their website
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