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Hakodate

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Mountains · Observation Decks · Architectural Buildings
City of Lights
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood. During the period of Japan's isolation from international trade and affairs, Hakodate became the first city to open its port to foreign investment and migration, the effects of which you can still see in some of the architecture, religious buildings, and cuisine of the city. With good connections to settlements and national parks further north, visits to Hakodate usually serve as the starting point for a wider exploration. To arrange what you want to do in Hakodate, use our Japan day trip tool.
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Look close to the main train station for the majority of accommodations in Hakodate. The large city offers a great deal of variety when it comes to places to stay, with the downtown area featuring everything from chain hotels, to luxury boutiques, to dormitory-style lodgings in youth hostels. A cluster of particularly well-maintained hotels and guesthouses with onsite
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