The Former Hakodate Museum No.1&No.2

The Former Hakodate Museum No.1&No.2

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 property. The museum was built by Hokkaido Kaitakushi, Colonization Commission in 1879. An adviser of...
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Hakodate Park

Hakodate Park

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 Meiji era, advocated constructing a city park for local people in Hakodate. Then,...
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Lucky Pierrot in Hakodate

Lucky Pierrot in Hakodate

Lucky Pierrot is a hamburger shop. There are 16 branches in Hakodate Great Area. When it comes to eat some hamburger, it is Lucky Pierrot in this area. Locals call Lucky Pierrot ‘Lappi'(ラッピ). Not only hamburger also curry and ice cream...
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Hasegawa Store’s Yakitori Bento is No.1

Hasegawa Store’s Yakitori Bento is No.1

In Hakodate, when it comes to Convinience Bento, fast foods by convenience store, you should go to Hasegawa Store. This is so nice and delicious and cheap. It is very familiar for not only local people also tourists to get...
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Local Archive Museum of Hakodate, Hakodate Kyodo Shiryokan

Local Archive Museum of Hakodate, Hakodate Kyodo Shiryokan

The building was constructed in 1880 as Kanamori import goods shop and it was restored for the museum. The building is the oldest one which Kaitakuchi(Colonization Commission) constructed with fire-prevention bricks. The style is mixed with Western and Japanes...
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Hakodate Illumination [Nov, 29 – Feb, 28 2015]

Hakodate Illumination [Nov, 29 – Feb, 28 2015]

This is the annual event lightening streets of Bay Area and slopes in Motomachi Area. Also The churches and historical buildings are lightened, too. You can walk in the fantastic street and town in the winter of Hakodate city. Don’t...
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Steam-Locomotive Hakodate Christmas Fantasy Go [Dec, 6 – 25]

Steam-Locomotive Hakodate Christmas Fantasy Go [Dec, 6 – 25]

This will be the last run between Hakodate and Onuma koen for Steam-Locomotive Hakodate Christmas Fantasy Go. Why don’t you come to ride or see it in Hakodate? The event is settled for Hakodate Christmas Fantasy simultaneously. Date Dec, 6...
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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 Christmas Fantasy [Nov, 29 – Dec, 25]

Hakodate Christmas Fantasy [Nov, 29 – Dec, 25]

A big Christmas tree will be set up at the Bay Area. There is an illumination lightening ceremony and Fireworks on 18:00 every day. Let’s get together for count down ceremony. Opening Ceremony Nov, 29: 17:40~ In front of Akarenga...
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Mt.Hakodate Ropeway

Mt.Hakodate Ropeway

Mt.Hakodate Ropeway has renewed its gondola on November, 7 2014. With 10% wider window and 125 passengers are available. You will see a beautiful view of Hakodate city. This is the place where you should come. There is Free-Wifi at the Base Station....
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Hakodate Gokoku Jinjya Shrine

Hakodate Gokoku Jinjya Shrine

The Shrine was originally constructed in 1869 in order to warship soldiers died for Hakodate War. The existent building was built in 1942. There are about 50 graves of soldies of the Meiji Government. Looking up from the foot of the Gokoku Jinjya...
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Onuma Park, Sightseeing and Wild Nature

Onuma Park, Sightseeing and Wild Nature

Onuma Park(大沼公園) is located in the south-west of Hokkaido, Donan district or Oshima sub-prefecture. It is close to Hakodate by car within 40 minutes and it takes about less than 4 hours from Sapporo by car or 2 hours 50 min...
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