The Former Nagayama Residence

The Former Nagayama Residence

The former Nagayama residence is located in the east-ward of Sapporo Factory. The house was built by Takeshiro Nagayama who was a lieutenant general and a govener of Hokkaido Kaitakushi, Colonization Comission. The one-story building is in the semi-Western style....
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Motoizaka Slope

Motoizaka Slope

Motoizaka slope is located in Bay Area, the westward of Hakodate city. This is the base point for measuring a distance, so that this slope was named ‘Motoi-zaka’. ‘Motoi’ means base. There are many sight spots of Hakodate around the...
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Hakodate City Museum of Northern Peoples

Hakodate City Museum of Northern Peoples

Hakodate City Museum of Northern Peoples(函館市北方民族資料館) is located in Bay Area, just next Soma Company Building. The collections of the museum are dedicated by Osamu Baba and Sakuemon Kodama who were the authorities of anthropology, archaeolo...
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Soma Company Building

Soma Company Building

Soma Company building(相馬株式会社) is located near Bay Area, just opposite Hakodate City Museum of Northern Peoples. This was built in 1913 and has Renaissance like architectural style. Soma Company building is one of the important historical buildings...
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The Former Hakodate Branch Office of Hokkaido Government / Museum of Photography / Tourist Information

The Former Hakodate Branch Office of Hokkaido Government / Museum of Photography / Tourist Information

The Former Hakodate Branch Office of Hokkaido Government(旧北海道函館支庁庁舎) is located in Motomachi Park, below the former Public Hall of Hakodate Ward(旧函館区公会堂). This historic building was built in 1909, featuring entasis-style col...
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The Former Public Hall of Hakodate Ward

The Former Public Hall of Hakodate Ward

The Former Public Hall of Hakodate Ward(旧函館区公会堂) is located in the foot of Mt.Hakodate, just above Motomachi Park. This remarkable wooden building was founded with the contribution by a wealth marchant, Teppei Soma, his residence is just next th...
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The Former Soma Residence

The Former Soma Residence

The Former Soma Residence is located in Motomachi next to Motomachi Park and upper site next to the Former British Consulate. Teppei Soma (相馬哲平), the founder of the residence, who was from Echigo in the end of Edo era, now Niigata...
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Foreigners’ Cemetery in Hakodate

Foreigners’ Cemetery in Hakodate

When Matthew Calbraith Perry, a Commodore of the U.S. Navy visited to Japan in 1854, two seamen was buried here. Foreigners’ Cemetery had started its history with these two graves. There were many foreigners visiting and living in Hakodate for trading ...
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The Former British Consulate

The Former British Consulate

The Former British Consulate(旧英国領事館) is located in the foot of Mt.Hakodate, left side of Motoi Saka slope in front of Motomachi Park. Hakodate is one of the main port city in the Meiji era, which was opened to the foreign country for...
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Former Hokkaido Government Office(赤レンガ・旧北海道庁)

Former Hokkaido Government Office(赤レンガ・旧北海道庁)

  Former Hokkaido Government Office is located in Sapporo, close to Sapporo station. The building is familiar to be called ‘Akarenga’, which means red brick. This is the historical place and a National Important Cultural Property. The develo...
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Historical Village of Hokkaido

Historical Village of Hokkaido

Historical Village of Hokkaido is literally a place for Hokkaido history where you can experience a frontier period of Hokkaido from the earl Meiji era to the midst of Showa era, around WWII.
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How To Pour A Delicious Sapporo Beer Instructed by Sapporo Beer Museum’s Lady

How To Pour A Delicious Sapporo Beer Instructed by Sapporo Beer Museum’s Lady

Do you know how to pour a delicious beer from a can beer? When it comes to drink a beer, you don't care about it. Neither do I. But, you should know that, when you visit to Sapporo Beer Museum. A little tip makes your beer life happier, I'm sure.
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