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Hakodate Bugyosho, Hakodate

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A star-shaped fort protects Hakodate Bugyosho, used as a government building when Japan gave up its isolationist policy and started to open up to the world in the mid-19th century. Now a museum enclosed by maple trees, two centuries ago the structure served as a diplomatic and bureaucratic center of the shogunate. Take a guided tour and roam through the minimalist rooms, designed in the typical Japanese style. Leaflets and info boards provide useful details for English-speaking visitors. Before you head to Hakodate, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hakodate trip itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Hakodate has to offer, including Hakodate Bugyosho.
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  • Seen from the Tower, in the middle of the Park and the building was fine so I went. It is clean and respectable Japanese red pine trees around, sitting on the bench and watching the building.
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  • Goryōkaku Castle is a museum containing the history. Castle walk around as good as when you visit, such as with the goryokaku Park. At the time, were used in the war at the time when the opening of the cannon ball and have information about the opposite sex didn't have to with Downer points aside from Korean.
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  • Utilizing the technologies at the local Office of the Edo shogunate was established as Japan's prehistorical fortified base materials and construction methods, such as Japan from ancient times of old buildings, was restored at that time remains. Specifications, such as the great Hall and the floor is eye-catching.
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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 "onsen" (traditional Japanese spas) sits just to the west of Nezaki Park, with many rooms offering extensive views of the sea, or the canals that make their way inland.
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