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Sapporo Beer Museum

Visit this museum dedicated to one of Japan’s most popular beer brands, housed in a preserved factory from the Meiji-period.

The Sapporo Beer Museum presents an overview of the history of beer in Japan, with a focus on the famous Sapporo brand. In addition to ranking among Japan’s four major breweries, Sapporo beer is produced, brewed and distributed in dozens of countries around the world. Don’t miss the tastings offered at the end of the brewery tour, as well as the Beer Garden restaurant in the attached 19th-century red-brick building. 

The Sapporo Beer Company, one of Japan’s first breweries, was established in the late 19th century. The company purchased an old sugar refinery in 1903 and made it a malt house. In 1987, this Meiji-era factory was renovated to create the Sapporo Beer Museum and the adjacent red-brick building became the Sapporo Beer Garden. 

Learn about the beer industry and brewing process by following the modern exhibits inside the museum. See the equipment used in beer production and find out how the design of the Sapporo beer bottles changed over the decades. Admire the retro Sapporo beer posters, as well as old wooden Sapporo signs from beer halls across Japan. 

At the end of the guided tour, participate in the beer tasting session, which lasts about 30-minutes. If this primes your palate for a full bottle, head to the two huge restaurants of the adjacent Sapporo Beer Garden. The popular Genghis Khan Hall is designed to resemble a rustic German beer hall. On the second floor, in the Kessel Hall, see a towering cauldron from the Taisho period (1912-26). The Beer Garden offers a popular “all-you-can-eat and all-you-can-drink in 100 minutes” menu, as well as à la carte dishes. Try the barbecue mutton, a popular local meal.

The Sapporo Beer Museum is closed on Mondays and also has some irregular closing days, so check the opening hours before you go. The museum and the guided tours are free, but you have to pay for the tasting session. Bookings for the restaurant are recommended. The complex is located a short walk away from Higashi-kuyakusho-mae train station and has its own stops on various bus lines.


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Sapporo Grand Hotel ¥9,015
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Nishi 4-chome 1-jo Kita Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
     
    4.0 out of 5.0

    Located in Sapporo City Centre, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Former Hokkaido Government Office Building and Clock Tower. Odori Park and Sapporo Tanukikoji Shopping Street are also within 10 minutes. Odori Station is 5 minutes by foot and Sapporo Metro Station is 7 minutes.

    APA Hotel Sapporo Susukino-Ekimae ¥4,209
    APA Hotel Sapporo Susukino-Ekimae

    APA Hotel Sapporo Susukino-Ekimae

    Nishi 2-2, Minami 4 Chuou-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
       
      2.5 out of 5.0

      Located in Sapporo City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Sapporo Tanukikoji Shopping Street and Nijo Market. Odori Park and Sapporo JR Tower are also within 1 mi (2 km). Susukino Station is 5 minutes by foot and Odori Station is 10 minutes.

      KEIO PRELIA HOTEL SAPPORO ¥9,028
      KEIO PRELIA HOTEL SAPPORO

      KEIO PRELIA HOTEL SAPPORO

      4 Chyome 11-1, Kita 8 Jonishi, Sapporo, Hokkaido
         
        3.0 out of 5.0

        Located in Sapporo City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Soseigawa Park and Sapporo JR Tower. Odori Park and Sapporo Tanukikoji Shopping Street are also within 1 mi (2 km). Sapporo Station is only a 3-minute walk and Kita-juni-jo Station is 6 minutes.

        Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo ¥8,889
        Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo

        Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo

        Nishi 1-1, Kita 2 Jyo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
           
          4.0 out of 5.0

          Located in the heart of Sapporo, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Soseigawa Park, Sapporo JR Tower, and Sapporo Tanukikoji Shopping Street. Clock Tower and Nijo Market are also within 10 minutes. Sapporo Metro Station is 9 minutes by foot and Bus Center-mae Station is 9 minutes.

          ANA Crowne Plaza Sapporo ¥6,397
          ANA Crowne Plaza Sapporo

          ANA Crowne Plaza Sapporo

          1-2-9 Kita 3 Jonishi, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido
             
            4.0 out of 5.0

            Located in the heart of Sapporo, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Soseigawa Park, Sapporo JR Tower, and Clock Tower. Sapporo Tanukikoji Shopping Street and Former Hokkaido Government Office Building are also within 15 minutes. Sapporo Metro Station is 7 minutes by foot and Bus Center-mae Station is 11 minutes.

            UNIZO INN Sapporo ¥6,229
            UNIZO INN Sapporo

            UNIZO INN Sapporo

            3-10 Nishi 3-chome, Kita 1-jo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
               
              3.0 out of 5.0

              Located in Sapporo City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Clock Tower, Sapporo JR Tower, and Odori Park. Sapporo Tanukikoji Shopping Street and Former Hokkaido Government Office Building are also within 10 minutes. Odori Station is only a 5-minute walk and Sapporo Metro Station is 6 minutes.

              Nest Hotel Sapporo Ekimae ¥5,808
              Nest Hotel Sapporo Ekimae

              Nest Hotel Sapporo Ekimae

              Kita 2 Nishi 2-9, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
                 
                3.0 out of 5.0

                Located in Sapporo City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Clock Tower, Sapporo JR Tower, and Sapporo Tanukikoji Shopping Street. Odori Park and Former Hokkaido Government Office Building are also within 15 minutes. Sapporo Metro Station is 6 minutes by foot and Odori Station is 7 minutes.

                APA Hotel Sapporo ¥4,293
                APA Hotel Sapporo

                APA Hotel Sapporo

                10-1,Minami 2 Nishi 7, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
                   
                  3.0 out of 5.0

                  Located in Sapporo City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ramen Yokocho and Nijo Market. Sapporo JR Tower is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) away. Susukino Station is 9 minutes by foot and Nishi-juitchome Station is 9 minutes.