Why choose Hakodate

Perched on the shores of Hokkaido, Hakodate beckons with a captivating blend of history and charm. As the site of Japan's first international trade port, this city exudes a welcoming aura, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in its storied past. With a temperate coastal climate, Hakodate offers a refreshing escape from tourist crowds, unveiling authentic experiences beyond the beaten path. Cruise lines embrace its allure, ferrying passengers to explore its historic sites and culinary delights. From panoramic views atop Mount Hakodate to serene strolls through Motomachi District, Hakodate serves as a gateway to Japan's soul.

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Renowned for its pivotal role in Japan's modernization, Hakodate's history echoes globally, admired for its resilience and innovation. Beyond its maritime legacy, the city teems with hidden gems awaiting discovery, from tranquil temples to bustling markets. Despite its fame, Hakodate harbors secret sanctuaries, inviting visitors to delve deeper into its cultural fabric.

Indulge in Hakodate's culinary wonders, where bravery isn't requisite to savor exotic flavors. Treat your palate to a sumptuous feast of ikura donburi, a delectable rice bowl topped with succulent salmon roe, epitomizing Hakodate's bounty from land and sea. From savory seafood to mouthwatering sweets, Hakodate tantalizes taste buds with its unique gastronomic offerings.