Hakodate is a 334 m high mountain in Hokkaido that is particularly famous for its nighttime views. It is located near the center of Hakodate and should definitely be explored when visiting the city, especially on clear days and in clear At night, the view from the mountain is spectacular and, along with the view from Inasa Mountain in Nagasaki and Rokko Mountain in Kobe, is one of the three most beautiful views at night in Japan.
The summit can be reached by cable car, bus or by car. The cable car is the most common and fastest way to tour the mountain. There is an observation deck, souvenir shops, a café and a restaurant there.
A synopsis of my stay at the Hotel Grantia Hakodate Ekimae in Hakodate, Hokkaido
Have a homemade brew at the Hakodate Beer Hall in the red brick warehouse neighborhood of Hakodate.
A quirky Japanese-Western restaurant in Hakodate
If the thought of eating a still alive squid will make you squirm, there are other alternatives to get close to the freshest seafood..
Goryokaku Park is an iconic star-shaped fort located in Hakodate. The fortress was originally constructed in 1855 to protect Hokkaido and was the site..
Motomachi's colourful crown jewel, its old public house, brings Hakodate culture, social life, and design together in one small..
When the Russian government established a consulate here, they bought their state religion with them, and the Russian Orthodox..