As the crossing point between Hokkaido and Honshu, railway travelers have been passing through this region for over a century. The nostalgic port town of Hakodate has an unusually East-meets-West rich cultural heritage that makes it one of Hokkaido’s most interesting cities. Onuma Quasi-National Park offers picturesque landscapes and relaxed vibe.


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Hakodate

One of Japan’s first international trade ports opened in 1854, Hakodate is a romantic port town with an East-meets-West culture, lively markets and coastal onsen.

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Onuma Park & Around Hakodate

Rugged sea cliff, peaceful lakes, volcanic mountains and relaxing onsen, the region around Hakodate making for a popular excursion.

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The Oiwake Soran Line

The spectacular coastal Oiwake Soran Line is the home of Hokkaido’s Japanese tradition and historical heritages dating back to the feudal period.

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