Motomachi Park in Hakodate

Motomachi Park in Hakodate

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 before Muromachi era(1336–1573). It’s a long long time ago. ‘Hako’ means Box and ‘Date’ means...
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Higashihonganji-Temple Hakodate Branch

Higashihonganji-Temple Hakodate Branch

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 look down Bay Area, you will see a big tiled roof. That is Higashihonganji Hakodate Branch. It i...
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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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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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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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Hakodate Episcopal Church of Japan

Hakodate Episcopal Church of Japan

Hakodate Episcopal Church of Japan (函館聖ヨハネ教会) is located just next to Hakodate Orthodox Church (函館ハリストス教会) over Daisansaka slope. The church was founded by a priest Denning in 1874, which is the church of Anglican Communion. ...
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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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A Million Dollar Night View From Mt.Hakodate-yama

A Million Dollar Night View From Mt.Hakodate-yama

The Night View from Mt.Hakodate is the best 3 Night View in the world. The shape looked down from Mt.Hakodate is outstanding. Right side is extending to Pacific Ocean and left side is to japan Sea. You can access easily...
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Hakodate Orthodox Church(函館ハリストス正教会)

Hakodate Orthodox Church(函館ハリストス正教会)

Hakodate Orthodox Church is the first one of the Orthodox Church in Japan founded in 1859 by the Russian Consulate. The former church was burned down in 1907 and the existing building, built in 1916.
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Mt.Hakodate-yama

Mt.Hakodate-yama

Amazing Night View waits for you. The night view is one of the three major night-views of the world. This is worth visiting.
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