The Hill of the Buddha is a Buddhist shrine at Makomanai Takino Cemetery in Sapporo, Japan designed by Japanese modernist architect Tadao Ando. The shrine features a 13.5 m tall statue of the Buddha encircled by an artificial hill rotunda planted with 150,000 lavender plants. The building opened in December 2015. [Wikipedia]
Opening hours vary per attraction:
Great Buddha: Apr ~ Oct 09:00 - 16:00, Nov ~ Mar 10:00 - 15:00
Mausoleum: Apr ~ Oct 08:30 - 17:00, Nov ~ Mar 09:00 - 15:40
The only Japanese National Government Park in Hokkaido converts itself to a fun-filled snow wonderland every winter.
A special event at the Sapporo Art Park Museum centers around Doraemon, the manga and anime series character created by Fujiko F...
A special event taking place at the Sapporo Art Park Museum is titled "After Dark", and it will explore pieces inspired by our world..