How I enjoyed Hakodate.

    Hakodate is a city located in the southern part of Hokkaido.
    You can enjoy astonishing seasonal features such as cherry blossoms in spring, comfortable breezes in summer, red maple leaves in autumn and whiter than white snow in winter. It is a totally different experience from that of life in Taiwan.
    Delicious food, beautiful landscapes, hot springs and all sorts of fun activities are awaiting you.

    If you want to know more about touist information in Hakodate, talk to people who have visited the city. For sure, you will be surprised.
    This website is especially designed for tourists from Taiwan. It will provide you with information so that you can visit the most popular sightseeing spots in Hakodate, and help you to learn about local traditional customs.
    We are sure you will want to take a flight to Hakodate after reading this travel guide!
    So, let's start!

    *This travel guide was originally written for people of Taiwan.

  • Diary of my joyful summer food and shopping one-day-trip to Hakodate
    ●Morning Market 1: Let's enjoy the fun of squid fishing.
    ●Morning Market 2: Let's pick a live crab from a water tank and eat it!
    ●Morning Market 3: Corn, melons ... etc, and all kinds of scrumptious delicacies
    ●We take the shuttle bus to a popular tourist attraction "Trappistine Convent"
    ●Buy lovely goods at the huge shopping center "Fresupo Tokra"
    (Visited and noted by Jena Liu, Ye Yixua)
    Goryokaku Park and Hakodate Park - famous places to enjoy cherry blossoms by day or by night.
    ●Get a bird's-eye view of Goryokaku Fortress from the adjoining tower.
    ●You can try the "cherry blossom soft-serve ice cream" at the Goryokaku atrium.
    ●A take-out Lucky Pierrot hamburger makes for a nice picnic
    ●Walking around Goryokaku Park. The cherry blossoms were brilliant.
    ●Riding on a row boat in the moat. A pleasant wind blows across the water.
    ●Coffee break at the confectionary maker, Rokkatei's wholly-owned outlet.
    ●Enjoying night-time cherry blossom viewing in Hakodate Park and the food stalls.
    (visited and noted by Erica)
    Next to Hakodate is located Onuma Quasi National Park - enjoy all sorts of activities in the snow.
    ●Proceed to Onuma Quasi National Park
    ●Explore the snow
    ●Feast your eyes on the beauty of Swan Lake
    ●Catch wakasagi on the frozen lake
    ●Before returning to your sweet home, these are "must buy" souvenirs
    (Visited and noted by Jena Liu, Yi-Han Lin)
    From Taoyuan to Hakodate - enjoy delicious food and the night view
    ●To get to the city center, take a most convenient shuttle bus from Hakodate Airport to Hakodate Station.
    ●Watch monkeys taking a leisurely hot spring bath in the tropical botanical garden.
    ●Sushi Train "Kantaro" - a well-known local sushi-go-round restaurant is a MUST.
    ●A breath-taking night view from Mt. Hakodate - one of the top three night views in the world and one you must not miss!
    ●The Motomachi church area, and the red-brick warehouse bay area's night illumination - makes for a romantic night for couples.
    ●The Hakodate ramen restaurant "Ajisai(KURENAI)" - is a reputed salt ramen restaurant in Hakodate.
    (visited and noted by Erica)