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The World Peace Bell was installed in 1988.

Sapporo World Peace Bell

Hokkaido 北海道 Hokkaidō, literally “Northern Sea Circuit” formerly known as Ezo, Yezo, Yeso, or Yesso, is the 2nd largest island of Japan, and the largest and northernmost prefecture. The Tsugaru Strait separates Hokkaido from Honshu, although the two islands are connected by the underwater railway Seikan Tunnel. The largest city on Hokkaido is its capital, Sapporo, which is also its only ordinance-designated city.