There is a gift shop in the summit observatory and in the base station building of Mt. Hakodate Ropeway, convenient for shopping before and after taking the ropeway. There is a good supply of original sweets and knick-knacks, as well as standard souvenirs.
Mt. Hakodate Ropeway Stores
函館山ロープウェイ売店 / Hakodateyama roopu uei baiten
|Access from Hakodate Station||
5 minutes by tram to the “Jujigai” tram stop.
10 minutes walk to the Ropeway station.
3-minute ride on the Ropeway delivers you to the summit.
|Hours||April 25 - October 15; 10:00 am - 9:30 pm|
October 16 - April 24; 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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To call from abroad to Hakodate
- Dial the international dialing access code and Japan’s country code (81). See Here
- Drop the first 0 and dial everything else. For example, to call the Japanese number 0138-00-0000 from the US, dial 011-81-138-00-0000.