Mug Shot — «Sapporo - Clock Tower»

From Sapporo, Japan


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Starbucks City Mug Sapporo - Clock Tower

Sapporo is the fourth-largest city in Japan by population, and the largest city on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. It is the capital of Hokkaido Prefecture, located in Ishikari Subprefecture, and an ordinance-designated city of Japan. Sapporo is known outside Japan for having hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics, the first ever held in Asia, and for the city's annual Yuki Matsuri, internationally referred to as the Sapporo Snow Festival, which draws more than 2 million tourists from around the world. The city is also home to Sapporo Brewery and the famous white chocolate biscuits called shiroi koibito.

Sapporo Clock Tower is a wooden structure and well-known local tourist attraction. The building is of American design and is one of the few surviving Western-style buildings in Sapporo, a city developed in the 1870s with assistance from the American government. It is known by many as the symbol of the city and is a main feature of almost all domestic and international tours of Sapporo. The clock after which it is named continues to run and keep time, and the chimes can be heard every hour.

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  Japan, Sapporo, 08 Icon Edition

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Pieter Vdv   26 Nov 2018

As I stop my collection, I put one for sale (or to trade for a Nintendo Switch) ... PM me for details