Goryokaku Park [五稜郭公園]: Cherry Blossoms in Hokkaido

Goryokaku Park [五稜郭公園]: Cherry Blossoms in Hokkaido

city/town Hakodate(函館) from April 25 admission free open 24 hours castle closed 19:00-5:00 close none access Take a tram to Goryokaku Koen-mae(五稜郭公園前) and 15 min walk. tel 0138-40-3605 googlemap https://goo.gl/maps/WFZKK related article Hakodate Goryokaku(函館五稜郭): Historical place and Outstanding Shape data...
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The Star Illumination of Goryokaku [Nov, 29 – Feb, 28 2015]

The Star Illumination of Goryokaku [Nov, 29 – Feb, 28 2015]

Star-shaped Goryukaku will be lightened up with 2,000 lights, which is called A Dream of Goryokaku Star. This is very fantastic scenery. You can walk in Goryokaku and see it from Goryokaku Tower. Date & Hours Nov, 29 – Feb,...
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Hakodate Magistrate’s Office (函館奉行所/Hakodate Bugyosho)

Hakodate Magistrate’s Office (函館奉行所/Hakodate Bugyosho)

Hakodate Bugyosho(函館奉行所) refers to Hakodate Magistrate's Office, which was settled by the Edo Shogunate in 1864, when Goryokaku was built at the same time. This was the base of Hokkaido defense.
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Hakodate Goryokaku(函館五稜郭): Historical place and Outstanding Shape

Hakodate Goryokaku(函館五稜郭): Historical place and Outstanding Shape

Goryokaku is one of the most important historical place in the Meiji era. Boshin War and Hakodate War took place here. Buyo Enomoto and Toshizo Hijikata fought the last battle with their Shinsengumi troops;
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