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Hokkaido University Botanic Garden

Travel Guide - Hokkaido University Botanic Garden


Hokkaido University Botanic Garden was opened in 1886 as the Japan's first modern botanic garden. Even though located in the center of Sapporo City, the 13.3 hectares of precincts retain some sections of virgin forest and contains some 4,000 varieties of plants. There are also the remains of pit dwellings from Satsumon culture (7 - 13th century), a rock garden with rocks from around the world, the Former Batchelor Residence, which was the first museum in Sapporo, and the Dr. Kingo Miyabe Memorial Hall, the first curator of the garden.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 16:30 (April 29 - September 30)
  • 9:00 - 16:00 (October 1 - November 3)
  • 10:00 - 15:30 (November 4 - April 28, Greenhouse Only)


  • Mondays (April 29 - September 30)
  • Sundays and National holidays (November 4 - April 28)
  • December 28 - January 4

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 400 yen (General, Adult)
  • 280 yen (Child)
  • 110 yen (November 4 - April 28)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 20 minutes walk from JR Sapporo Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 8, Kita3-jonishi, Chuo-ku Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido, 060-0003


Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-09-23
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Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-08-31
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Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-08-26
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Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-08-25
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Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-01-29
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Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2019-10-28
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おーけん / SAPPORO WANDERING FILM @WASapporo - 2019-09-22
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千万太 @kitouchimata - 2019-05-08
Botanic Garden, Hokkaido University.
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千万太 @kitouchimata - 2018-10-08
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千万太 @kitouchimata - 2018-05-12
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Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2018-03-01
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Toru Nagata @torunagata - 2018-01-05
The best color shot in 2017. Botanic Garden, Hokkaido University.

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千万太 @kitouchimata - 2017-10-21
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hokkaido_uni @hokkaido_uni - 2015-09-01
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