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Mount Hakodate (Hakodate-yama), Hakodate
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Head to the summit of Mount Hakodate (Hakodate-yama) to enjoy rewarding views of the city's picturesque bay. You can reach the 334 m (1096 ft) tall peak by car or bus, or attempt to hike up the steep, forested mountain. Also available is a scenic ropeway, which can take you straight to the viewpoint and remains the most popular form of transport. For a slightly different perspective, come by after dark, when the shimmering lights endow the city with a magical appearance and provide an ideal backdrop for a few nighttime shots. Put Mount Hakodate (Hakodate-yama) at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hakodate vacation generator.
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  • Well worth the trip, night lights were amazing, would have been cool to be there at sunset to see both day and night views. Be prepared for crowds. 
  • Most reviews recommended visiting Mt Hakodate at night. Was in the vicinity in the afternoon and the view from Motomachi Park of Hakodate was great and pictures turned out great on a clear sky day. Th...  more »
  • I managed to catch the night view of Hakodate here. The first time I visited Hokkaido was 11 years ago and I gave this attraction a miss. I thought it was a boring attraction. When I visited it, the n...  more »