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Nearby Sightseeing Spots

Let's go to Hakodate sightseeing in the city of history and culture!

  • Mt Hakodate

    The night view of Hakodate has long been recognized as one of the world's three largest night views, and it is a Mt Hakodate Peak Observatory overlooking the city from the Mt Hakodate Peak Observatory, which is 334 meters high. It is close to the top of the mountain by the ropeway as 3 minutes, and the urban areas that are continuous from the foot of the mountain can be seen in front of the eyes that the hand seems to reach.

    【Ropeway Sanroku Station, parking lot】

    Both municipal sightseeing parking lot and parking lot parking lot can be used free of charge.
    ●Municipal tourism parking lot
    58 units(15 buses·43 regular cars)
    Cable parking lot
    85 regular cars

    ●"Ropeway two-wheeled parking lot" is for business use · Handicapped vehicle exclusive use · Bike · Bicycle combination parking lot
    The parking lot will be fully filled evening even on weekdays and in the busy season the southern slope side will be exclusive.
    • Speaking of Hakodate sightseeing, night view appreciation from Mt Hakodate! Please enjoy the best moment that the beautiful city lights weave.

      Night view from the top of the mountain

      Mt Hakodate Ropeway timetable

      From 25th April to 15th October, First departure 10:00 Uplift final 21: 50 Drop down final 22: 00
      October 16 to April 24, First 10:00 Upload Final 20: 50 Down Final 21: 00
        ●The ride time is about 3 minutes.
        ●Business hours may change due to weather etc.
    • Hakodate's streets overlooking the summit

      【About Mt Hakodate Mountain Trail】
      Please note that motorcycles can not be used for mountain climbing all day.
      Also, due to the regulation of mountaineering paths, there are time periods and periods that can not be climbed by a regular car (my car).

      Mt Hakodate Ropeway Fee

      Normal fare
      Adult(s)(Middle school student)1,280 yen
      Child 640 yen
      Infants from 0 to 2 years old are free.Preschool children aged 3 and older are free for 1 adult and 2 children from 2.
  • Goryokaku Park

    Mt Hakodate and one of the two major tourist attractions is Goryokaku Park. Star-shaped castle "Goryokaku Remains" is designated as a special historical site of the country. Spring is a sight of cherry blossoms, in the winter the illumination is colored around the moat, it is just a fantastic beauty.
    • Goryokaku Park where you can enjoy various views every season. The view from the Goryokaku Tower overlooks the city 360 degrees.

      Goryokaku Park

      Once in the Battle of Hakodate Boshin War final battle of the Battle of Hakodate, Takeaki Enomoto, the Goryokaku that became the last fort of the former Shogunate Forces led by Toshizo Hijikata Goryokaku. It is designated as a special historic site in the country and is generally familiar with the name of Goryokaku Park.  

      ●Goryokaku Tower Observatory features the exhibition space “Goryokaku Historic Corridor” where you can learn the history of Goryokaku, the “See-through floor” where you can See-through floor bottom with a tempered glass See-through floor, the “Shop” and the “Cafe stand”.
  • Bay Area

    Main spot of Hakodate sightseeing such as shopping and gourmet.
    Red Brick Warehouses and sightseeing sightseeing boat, and you can enjoy Hakodate actively.
    • Nostalgic appearance shopping mall.Sales of glass products · teddy bear goods and handmade music box workshops etc. There is only charm here!

      Hakodate Meiji-kan

      A historic building originally built as the Hakodate Post Office 1911. As "Hakodate Meiji-kan", it is reborn as a shopping mall selling Hokkaido folk art products, glass products, music boxes, etc., leaving the appearance of those days as it is, and it is one of the tourist attractions representing the Bay Area.

      ●It survives the war and the large fire and leaves that form as far as today as a building telling the history of Hakodate.As a historic building characterized by red bricks, it plays a major role in the city of history · Hakodate.
    • Delicious brews and delicious food.Please enjoy the pleasure of traveling.

      Hakodate Beer

      You can enjoy delicious food that goes well with beer using Hakodate's seafood / Hokkaido fresh ingredients, mainly at Hakodate No. 1 brewery which is brewing with 100% groundwater at Mt Hakodate.A variety of menus tailored to the season are arranged, the interior filled with the atmosphere full of the taste of the brewery tank is crowded with visitors from Japan and overseas every day.

      ●In the shop corner, it sells products surrounding beer such as Goryo no Hoshi Meijikan Kita no Ippo, Kita no Yakei such as souvenir site beer and snacks, beer mug.
    • Speaking of bamboo sushi in the bay area is all right here.A lot of neta in near sea of Hakodate stuck to freshness!

      Hakodate Marukatsu Suisan

      The local fish in Hakodate near the sea which is sent directly from the neighboring fish market is only neta of passion due to the eyes of "fish store".Please enjoy the fresh seafood of Hakodate the ocean city with sushi.
    • Hokkaido·Hakodate's "Delicious! "Fulfilling assortment sticking to! , I also recommend IKAIKA-TEI.

      Hakodate Seafood Market

      Hakodate Seafood Market is a souvenir shop specializing in the Marukatsu Group, which was founded in 1954 and is based on fish long food. Not only fresh fish, but also delicious specialties of Hokkaido and Hakodate that counts 2000 species are lined up.

      ●In the restaurant "IKAIKA-TEI" added to the inside of the shop, besides being able to choose the fish of the arrival on the day lined up in the shop by yourself, a standard seafood bowl and recommended seafood kamamei from breakfast to dinner and sake You can enjoy it as a kite.
    • An exhilarating cruising experience that can be tasted only here.Hakodate sightseeing is always different from usual.

      Pleasure Boat Blue Moon

      Please spend the time in the best ocean with a romantic white hull that motifs the moon floating in the sea.

      ●Day cruise, One round in Hakodate Port, Approximately 30 minutes roundtrip tourism
        <Fee>, adult (junior high school student and above) - 1,800 yen, child (elementary school student) - 900 yen, infants (3 years - 6 years) - 350 yen, infants (under 3 years) - free of charge to 1 person

      ●Night cruise, Hakodate - Samukawa tour, Approximately 60 minutes round tour
        <Children (elementary school students) - 1,800 yen, infants (3 years - 6 years) - 580 yen, infants (under 3 years) - free of charge to one person

      ※Weather, charter group, other situation according to operation is impossible case appears.
  • Tram

    The speed of the train is relatively relaxed, and the state of the city can be seen well.
    Every line 10.9 km, the ride time from the starting point to the end point is about 1 hour 40 minutes.If you buy an electric ticket one day ticket, you can get on and off anywhere anytime.

    ●On March 25, 2017, the service of IC IC card “ICASmimoca” will be started, and 10 types of IC cards of transportation system issued by JR companies, private railways and public companies will be usable in Hakodate City Tram became. It is possible to mutually use the JR system Kitaca, Suica, TOICA, ICOCA, and SUGOCA, and private iron and public companies PASMO, manaca, PiTaPa, Hayaken and nimoca.

    • A tram that retro design you want to ride at once. It blends into the cityscape of Hakodate.


      For the convenience of sightseeing, you can purchase a one-day ticket for exclusive use of electricity (600 yen for adults, 300 yen for children) at the hotel's front desk, tourist information center, convenience store etc.Since we use scratch on the ride date, coin etc, it is safe to purchase in advance and prepare.