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Kitakaro Sapporo Honkan

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It has been built in Taisho 15 as a commemorative Hokkaido government library for about a century. The building, which has been loved by the people of Sapporo as a library and an art museum, was reborn in March 2016 as “Hokuwaru Sapporo Honkan”, designed by Tadao Ando, a world-renowned architect. The theme is "Salon". As a new salon in Hokkaido, this place, which was once the center of culture and art, aims to be a shop overflowing with smiles of customers through sweets, culture, and exchange.

Kitakuraru Sapporo Honkan offers almost all of Hokukuraru's Japanese, Western, and fresh confectionery, as well as Sapporo Honkan-limited products. You can enjoy shopping slowly in a space where historical brick walls and intelligent modern design are fused. In addition, since the museum was once "Hotaro Migishi Hotaro Art Museum", "Migishi Satellite" is established. Valuable works by Hotaro Migishi (1903-1934), a Western-style painter from Sapporo, are on display. (Owned by the Migishi Hotaro Museum of Art, Hokkaido, exhibits change each season.) The “Old Entrance Hall” remains as it was when the museum was built in 1912, and is also a popular photo spot.

A historical building located on Sapporo's Omotesando "Kitaichijo-dori" ~ Sapporo's Omotesando "Kitaichijo-dori" leading to Hokkaido Shrine. This building, which has been loved by Sapporo citizens since 1997, is the first full-scale library in Sapporo. It was built as "Hokkaido Government Library". It was designed by Mr. Junmasa Hagiwara, who also handled the Hokkaido Governor's Official Residence and the Faculty of Science Main Building of Hokkaido University, Miyataiko, who has been passed down from generation to generation in Kagawa Prefecture, and Mr. Kinzo Kubota, the head of the Kubota family. The library, built to commemorate the succession of the Regent Palace (later Emperor Showa), was used until 1942, and then changed its role with the development of the Hokkaido Prefectural Museum of Mikashi Hotaro, the Hokkaido Prefectural Archives Annex, and Sapporo. came. Giant orders with pillars spanning the height of multiple floors, exterior walls and decorations designed in the session style characterized by geometric designs using straight lines, and old entrance halls with reliefs and acanthus decorations that remain as they were at the time of completion, etc. has particularly high historical value, and was selected as one of the "100 selections of Sapporo's hometown culture" in 2012.

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