Hakodate Goryokaku Park

Hakodate Goryokaku Park

Goryokaku (五稜郭) was Japan’s first Western-style fort built in 1864, but it was deserted after the last battle …

Night View from Hakodate-yama

Night View from Hakodate-yama

Hakodate-yama (函館山: 334m) boasts one of the world’s most beautiful night views, as well as Hong Kong and Napol…

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 …

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 r…

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 Hakoda…

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 warehous…