Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru, Aomori
(3.5/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Before the Seikan tunnel opened in the late 1980s, ferries used to connect Hokkaido and Honshu, as commemorated by Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru. The self-guided tour of the ferryboat starts on the promenade deck, now a museum displaying photographs and dioramas that depict the lifestyle of the port's people. See preserved cabins, the command bridge, and the open-top deck, then descend to the lower part to check out the engine room. Highlights include the vehicle deck, displaying a historical express car, diesel locomotive, and mail car. Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Aomori Edition.
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  • It was near Aomori station crowded with tourist attractions. You could see a valuable internal space are side by side cockpit can't quite stay and train and ferry. The best pretty life at that time and at the exhibition.
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  • Is the facility you can know life in Showa period Japan. And are lined with exhibits is the first glimpse into the life of the Showa era. (Flow well in some places. I was somehow impressive voice of the aunt of a fruit shop. ) Also, a diorama of ships and trains. Sit at the time of the engineer of the ship using a microphone experience like a bedroom pictures, too. It was the impression when I went people not very many, I'm lonely. From Aomori station is within walking distance from the edge is extremely advantageous location away feels like I guess.
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  • You get a nice tour of the ship. On the one hand you see the importance and usefulness of this Ferry on the other hand, you really come in places such as the wheelhouse and engine room that you had not at the time as a passenger.
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