How to enjoy The Sakura Festival in Matsumae town: A Stunning Collaboration of Castles and Cherry Blossoms
2024.04.28
Sakura

How to enjoy The Sakura Festival in Matsumae town: A Stunning Collaboration of Castles and Cherry Blossoms

It's said that there are around 10,000 cherry blossom trees of approximately 250 varieties in Matsumae-jo park. Here in Matsumae town, Early-bloomi…Read More

How to Get to Tobetsu Trappist Monastery, Trappist Butter and Cookies make for great souvenirs.
2024.04.27
Temples/shrines

How to Get to Tobetsu Trappist Monastery, Trappist Butter and Cookies make for great souvenirs.

You can purchase Trappist butter, Trappist candies, and Trappist cookies made at the monastery from the on-site shop. These products have been famous …Read More

Viewing the Hokuto Sakura Corridor, Weeping Cherry Blossom and Cherry Blossom Tunnel at the Site of Matsumae Clan’s Hekirichi-jin’ya in Hokuto City
2024.04.26
Sakura

Viewing the Hokuto Sakura Corridor, Weeping Cherry Blossom and Cherry Blossom Tunnel at the Site of Matsumae Clan’s Hekirichi-jin’ya in Hokuto City

If you're in Hakodate, why not take a trip to the neighboring city of Hokuto to see some cherry blossom hotspots? In Hokuto, there's the Hokuto Sak…Read More

Where to park my car in Hakodate? Long term and reasonable Parking
2020.01.13
Transport

Where to park my car in Hakodate? Long term and reasonable Parking

We show you several parkings in Hakodate and around. When you come to Hakodate by car, you need to park with reasonable price, don't you?  There are …Read More

Matsumae and Hakodate announced Sakura Blooming on April 19 and 21
2015.04.21
View

Matsumae and Hakodate announced Sakura Blooming on April 19 and 21

Sakura Blooming has come to Hokkaido at last! This is very fast blooming in Hokkaido than ever and it's really great. There are many Sakura trees i…Read More

Goryokaku Park(五稜郭公園) in Hakodate, Famous Sakura Viewing Site, Cherry Blossoms of Hokkaido
2015.03.30
Park

Goryokaku Park(五稜郭公園) in Hakodate, Famous Sakura Viewing Site, Cherry Blossoms of Hokkaido

Table of Contents About Goryokaku Season of cherry blossoms Goryokaku Tower(五稜郭タワー) Access Related Articles Photos of Cherry blossoms in…Read More

Ohnuma Hakodate Snow & Ice Festival 2020
2015.01.22
Experience

Ohnuma Hakodate Snow & Ice Festival 2020

This is the big festival in the great hakodate in the winter. The festival is held in Ohnuma park and Nagareyama Onsen. Many visitors come to the fest…Read More

Hatsumoude(初詣) where to go, The first shrine visit of New Year
2014.12.30
Temples/shrines

Hatsumoude(初詣) where to go, The first shrine visit of New Year

Hokkaido Shrine(北海道神宮), Sapporo Googlemaps => https://goo.gl/maps/k8XLI Near subway station: Maruyama Zoo on Tozai line see this article, …Read More

Motomachi Park in Hakodate(元町公園)
2014.12.18
Park

Motomachi Park in Hakodate(元町公園)

Motomachi Park(元町公園) is located in the foot of Mt.Hakodate, the top of Motoizaka Slope. This is the place where the building named Hakodate was here b…Read More

Hakodate Jomon Culture Center(函館縄文文化交流センター)
2014.12.18
Museum

Hakodate Jomon Culture Center(函館縄文文化交流センター)

Hakodate Jomon Culture Center(函館縄文文化交流センター) is located in Usujiri Cho where it takes 1 hour by car. This is a museum for presenting the Jomon culture …Read More

Higashi-honganji-Temple Hakodate Branch(東本願寺函館別院)
2014.12.18
Temples/shrines

Higashi-honganji-Temple Hakodate Branch(東本願寺函館別院)

Higashihonganji-Temple Hakodate Branch(東本願寺函館別院) is located in Motomachi area, the foot of Mt.Hakodate. When you go to Hakodate Orthodox Church and lo…Read More

Yachigashira Hot Spring(谷地頭温泉)
2014.12.15
Onsen

Yachigashira Hot Spring(谷地頭温泉)

Yachigashira Hot Spring(谷地頭温泉) is a local familiar and very nice one. The admission is reasonable and wide-clean bath room. It is close to Yachigashi…Read More

Yamanoue Daijingu(山上大神宮)
2014.12.08
Temples/shrines

Yamanoue Daijingu(山上大神宮)

Yamanoue Daijingu(山上大神宮) is located at the top of Saiwaizaka slope, the foot of Mt.Hakodate, Funamicho in the west-south of Hakodate city. The shrine…Read More

The Former Russian Consulate(旧ロシア領事館)
2014.12.08
Historical Place

The Former Russian Consulate(旧ロシア領事館)

The Former Russian Consulate is located in Funami-cho, the the foot of Mt.Hakodate, the west-south ward of Hakodate city. The building is almost on th…Read More

Shomyoji Temple(称名寺)
2014.12.07
Temples/shrines

Shomyoji Temple(称名寺)

Shomyoji(称名寺) is located in Funami-cho, the south-west of Hakodate. Near Koryuji and the former Russian Consulate. Shomyoji is the 2nd oldest temple …Read More

Motomachi Roman Catholic Church in Hakodate Motomachi Area(函館元町カトリック教会)
2014.12.07
Temples/shrines

Motomachi Roman Catholic Church in Hakodate Motomachi Area(函館元町カトリック教会)

Motomachi Roman Catholic Church is located in the foot of Mt.Hakodate, Hakodate Motomachi area. The former temporary building was founded by French F…Read More

The Former Hakodate Museum No.1&No.2(旧函館博物館1号&2号)
2014.11.17
Historical Place

The Former Hakodate Museum No.1&No.2(旧函館博物館1号&2号)

The Former Hakodate Museum No.1 and No.2 are the oldest museum made by Western wooden style in Japan. This is designated as Hokkaido tangible cultural…Read More

Hakodate Park(函館公園)
2014.11.17
Park

Hakodate Park(函館公園)

Hakodate park is the oldest park as city park in Japan. It is located in the foot of Mt.Hakodate. Richard Eusden, British Consul of Hakodate in the Me…Read More

Lucky Pierrot Bay area in Hakodate(ラッキーピエロ ベイエリア本店)
2014.11.17
Foods

Lucky Pierrot Bay area in Hakodate(ラッキーピエロ ベイエリア本店)

Lucky Pierrot is a hamburger shop. There are 16 branches in Hakodate Great Area. When it comes to eat a hamburger, it is Lucky Pierrot in this area. L…Read More

Hasegawa Store’s Yakitori Bento is No.1(ハセガワストア ベイエリア店)
2014.11.16
Foods

Hasegawa Store’s Yakitori Bento is No.1(ハセガワストア ベイエリア店)

In Hakodate, when it comes to Convenience Bento, fast foods by convenience store, you should go to Hasegawa Store. This is so nice and delicious and c…Read More