Hokkaido, Japan TRAVEL Hakodate Hakodate Official Travel Guide

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

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    The Night View from Mt.Hakodate

    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

    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

    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.

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    Old Fort Goryokaku

    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.

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    Bay Area

    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

    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.

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    Onuma Park

    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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The latest timetable of Hokkaido Shinkansen (bullet train)

These are the latest timetables of Hokkaido Shinkansen (Revised on May 14, 2018).  



==>The Shinkansen bullet train extended to Hokkaido. Discount tickets launched
==>Directions to and from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station of the Shinkansen

Foreign-language edition of “Hakodate Travel Guide”

A free guide in foreign languages was completed. It compiles information about the history and culture of Hakodate as well as sightseeing spots into a 16-page full-color A5 booklet.

This was created for overseas guests, based on the Japanese edition that was top-ranked in the 2016 popular pamphlet ranking of national cities, towns and villages. It has a lot of vivid photos of Hakodate's attractions.

You can obtain a copy of this pamphlet at information centers in Hakodate. You can also read it on the Internet.

HAKODATE TRAVEL GUIDE
==>PDF (2 pages per image)
==>PDF (1 page per image)

Hakodate Transit System Map: A convenient item for your Hakodate travel

If you have information about the local public transportation, you will feel confident about traveling by yourself. Here is a guide map in English with concisely compiled information about transportation in the Hakodate area.

It contains information about Hakodate's urban area. This includes the tram and bus routes running through Hakodate's city center, fares, timetables, and how to use them. It also gives you information about economical free passes. You can obtain the map at tourist information centers as well as download it as a PDF.

==>PDF (front : Information)
==>PDF (back : Map)
==>PDF (Part1 Fare and time table of Tram and shuttle bus)
==>PDF (Part2 Tram/Bus Access Chart)
==>PDF (Part3 How to ride a tram and a bus)
==>PDF (Part4 Information)

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