KAI vol.51

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Hokkaido as Seen from Makomanai Garrison Museum

A museum that tells the history of Makomanai, Sapporo along with the history of the Self-Defense Forces is located at Camp Makomanai of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.



Originality in Exhibition Methods and Planning: HOKUBU Memorial Picture Museum

The HOKUBU Memorial Picture Museum, tucked away in a residential area, always holds unique exhibitions, and the first exhibition of 2023 is "The Wonderful World of Legs". Let’s take a look at who is setting up this exhibition.



When a Lamp Shines: Sapporo Museum of Imaging Equipment

This private museum was created to collect analog video equipment with a certain tangible feel in the age of digital technology.



Explore the Secrets Beneath You: Sapporo Sewerage Science Museum

This is the second installment of our fascinating infrastructure-themed museums. This time we will look at a museum dedicated to sewerage systems, which are indispensable in our everyday lives.



Searching for the Secret to Great Tasting Water: Sapporo Waterworks Museum

This slightly mysterious museum focuses on infrastructure related to our daily lives. The first volume of this series introduces a museum on waterworks, which are essential for life.


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A different space with a special feeling

Museums are a place to learn, a place to make new encounters, and a place to experience something different. The exhibits and spaces are brimming with the thoughts and personalities of the people who created them, giving you a special feeling like you have gained something just by being there. These are pleasant destinations for a half-day weekend getaway. This feature will take a look at these Profound Museums of Sapporo.


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City-center skating & HOT de TERRACE

The SMILE RINK SAPPORO will be established at the Sapporo Kita 3-jo Plaza (Akapla) for a 10-day period from February 3 to 12. Yes, a skating rink will be built at Akapla.


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The Surprisingly Unknown Hospitality of Akarenga Terrace

The Akarenga Terrace aims to provide a comfortable and safe place for all to enjoy. One of the most impressive features of the Terrace is the baby lounge. The spacious room has three diaper changing stations, a hot water dispenser and sink for formula, a wastebasket for diapers, and a sink for hand-washing, as well as four nursing rooms in the back.


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Hokkaido Days: Sake of Hokkaido, Tastes of Hokkaido

To celebrate its 8th anniversary, the Akarenga Terrace is holding "Hokkaido Days: Sake of Hokkaido, Tastes of Hokkaido" where you can enjoy Hokkaido's sake and gourmet food all in one place.


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From dream to reality: Custom-made, reliable home development by Mitsui Home Hokkaido

As the pandemic lingers, increased time spent at home continues to shape our perspectives on our homes. When considering a home, we fac...