Designated as a national special historic site, this beautiful park is the site of Goryokaku Fort. Enjoy the park’s natural setting, which varies every season with cherry blossoms in spring, lush greenery in summer, autumn colours in the fall and snow in winter.
This port city in southern Hokkaido is famous for having opened to foreigners in the nineteenth century.
TOKYO (NARITA) TO Hakodate
Things to Do in Hakodate
Situated close to Hakodate Station, this interesting food market is popular with both tourists and locals.
Located just north of Hakodate, Onuma is a small nature resort area in a quasi-national park, dominated by an active volcano Mt. Komagatake.
A popular sightseeing spot, the Bay area of Hakodate offers extensive views of the city’s attractive port.
Mt. Hakodate sits at the southern end of the narrow peninsular on which much of Hakodate city was built.
The summit sits 618m above sea level and is home to sulphur-belching steam vents and wonderful panoramic views.
The largest summer event in Hakodate, held in early August.