Temples and Shrines in Hakodate

Temples and Shrines in Hakodate

Koryu-ji (高龍寺) Hakodate’s oldest temple was founded in 1633 and relocated here in 1879 after the Boshin civil war. Hokkaido’s…

Churches and Convents in Hakodate

Churches and Convents in Hakodate

Hakodate Orthodox Church (函館ハリストス正教会: Harisutosu Seikyokai) The Russian Orthodox Church, founded in 1859 and reconstructed in 1916, is one of…

Hakodate’s Varied Museums

Hakodate’s Varied Museums

Hakodate’s combination tickets are available for admission to any combination of the Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward (currently closed),…

Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Mashu-maru

Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Mashu-maru

The floating ship museum Mashu-maru (青函連絡船記念館摩周丸) was used as a Hakodate-Aomori train ferry from 1965 to 1988. The museum includes…

Explore Hakodate Bay Area

Explore Hakodate Bay Area

About 1km south from the Morning Market, Hakodate’s historic waterfront area is dotted with red brick warehouses, shops, restaurants and…