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.
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.
Onuma Park & Around Hakodate
Rugged sea cliff, peaceful lakes, volcanic mountains and relaxing onsen, the region around Hakodate making for a popular excursion.
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.
Southern Hokkaido Map
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