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  • Hookaido,JapanTRAVELHakodateHakodate Official Travel Guide
  • Hookaido,JapanTRAVELHakodateHakodate Official Travel Guide
  • Hookaido,JapanTRAVELHakodateHakodate Official Travel Guide
  • Hookaido,JapanTRAVELHakodateHakodate Official Travel Guide

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Top7Must-See Hakodate

Take a look at the Top 7 attractions in Hakodate.

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函館山からの夜景

One thing not to be missed in a sightseeing tour of Hakodate is the night view. The view from Mt. Hakodate is highly acclaimed, with a three-star rating in the "Michelin Green Guide Japon."

The Night View from Mt.Hakodate
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    The Night View from Mt.Hakodate

    函館山からの夜景

    One thing not to be missed in a sightseeing tour of Hakodate is the night view. The view from Mt. Hakodate is highly acclaimed, with a three-star rating in the "Michelin Green Guide Japon."

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    Yunokawa Hot Spring

    湯の川温泉

    The Hakodate area is rich in hot springs. Yunokawa Onsen is a large spa resort area, featuring a vast array of hot-spring inns and hotels.

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    Hakodate Morning Market

    函館朝市

    Hakodate Asaichi (Morning Market) boasts approximately 250 stores offering take-home souvenirs, in particular seafood products. Try the mouth-watering "seafood rice bowl" here to start your day with a bowl of steaming rice topped with freshly-caught seafood.

  • 4
    Old Fort Goryokaku

    特別史跡五稜郭跡

    The Goryokaku is a western-style fort completed almost 150 years ago, designated in Japan as a special historic site. Its neighbor the Goryokaku Tower features an Observatory which commands a panoramic view of the entire beautiful star-shaped estate and surrounding moat.

  • 5
    Bay Area

    ベイエリア

    The Bay Area facing Hakodate Port offers an expansive vista of the harbor. This area features a row of old red-brick buildings that have been converted into a unique shopping mall, enticing visitors to stop in and enjoy some shopping or a tea break.

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    Motomachi

    元町

    The Motomachi neighborhood is full of historical buildings such as churches and one-time foreign residences. The exotic atmosphere of the streetscape and the sweeping views of the port from the slopes give this area its picturesque flavor.

  • 7
    Onuma Park

    大沼公園

    Located in the suburbs of Hakodate, Onuma is a resort area and quasi-national park surrounded by mountains, lakes and forests. An express train from JR Hakodate Station will have you on the doorstep of Onuma in just 30 minutes or so.

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    湯の川温泉

    The Hakodate area is rich in hot springs. Yunokawa Onsen is a large spa resort area, featuring a vast array of hot-spring inns and hotels.

    Yunokawa Hot Spring
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    函館朝市

    Hakodate Asaichi (Morning Market) boasts approximately 250 stores offering take-home souvenirs, in particular seafood products. Try the mouth-watering "seafood rice bowl" here to start your day with a bowl of steaming rice topped with freshly-caught seafood.

    Hakodate Morning Market
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    特別史跡五稜郭跡

    The Goryokaku is a western-style fort completed almost 150 years ago, designated in Japan as a special historic site. Its neighbor the Goryokaku Tower features an Observatory which commands a panoramic view of the entire beautiful star-shaped estate and surrounding moat.

    Old Fort Goryokaku
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    ベイエリア

    The Bay Area facing Hakodate Port offers an expansive vista of the harbor. This area features a row of old red-brick buildings that have been converted into a unique shopping mall, enticing visitors to stop in and enjoy some shopping or a tea break.

    Bay Area
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    元町

    The Motomachi neighborhood is full of historical buildings such as churches and one-time foreign residences. The exotic atmosphere of the streetscape and the sweeping views of the port from the slopes give this area its picturesque flavor.

    Motomachi
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    大沼公園

    Located in the suburbs of Hakodate, Onuma is a resort area and quasi-national park surrounded by mountains, lakes and forests. An express train from JR Hakodate Station will have you on the doorstep of Onuma in just 30 minutes or so.

    Onuma Park

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Hakodate has begun to offer FREE Wi-Fi service in the Motomachi area where popular sightseeing spots are located.   HAKODATE FREE Wi-Fi can be accessed in the Bay area and the Motomachi are...

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