The picturesque place I want to introduce to you today is city of Hakodate in Hokkaido, Japan. In fact, city of Hakodate is a coastal city with a total area of 350 square kilometers, which is one third of Hong Kong. We can say that this is a very small place. At same time, city of Hakodate is also hub connecting Hokkaido and Honshu.
The following editor will introduce you to top 5 scenic spots in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan. The night view here is not inferior to Hong Kong.Mount Hakodate Observatory
The first scenic spot presented by editor: observation deck at top of Mt. Hakodate. Mount Hakodate is 322 meters high because it looks like a lying cow from the outside, which is why it is also called "Wolfhound Mountain".
From top of mountain, you can see not only streets of Hakodate, but also Tsugaru Strait. To get to top of mountain, you can use Hakodate cable car, which connects foot of mountain to top of mountain. It travels at a speed of 7 meters per second for about 3 minutes. Take a mountain bike and enjoy view of Hakodate on way up steep slope.
At top of mountain, you can also see changing seasons of cherry blossoms in spring, green shade in summer, red leaves in autumn, and snow in winter. You can also see different colors at different times of day, evening and night. During period from early summer to autumn, countless fishing boat lights can be seen at night as they sail through Tsugaru Strait, and they complement each other with lights on street. This is a night view not to be missed.Goryokaku Tower
Second scenic spot submitted by editor: Goryokaku Tower. This tower was built in 1864 and stood for about 10 years. Goryokaku Tower is first Western-style tower in Japan. On Goryokaku Tower, you can see scenery of city from above. To commemorate 100th anniversary of Goryokaku Tower, first 60-meter tower was built in December 1964, and new tower (107 meters high) was completed in April 2006, 41 years later.), so what is current Goryokaku tower.
Actually, Gōryōkaku Tower used to be a castle, but has now been turned into a park. In spring, 1600 cherry blossoms bloom here, which attracts tourists from all over Japan. Secondly, Goryokaku Tower is full of lights in winter. Look down to appreciate beautiful star formation at night.Motomachi Roman Catholic Church
The third point of interest introduced by editor: Motomachi Roman Catholic Church, built in Gothic architectural style, is one of oldest Catholic churches in Japan, standing next to Nagahama and Yokohama. The most special places are triangular bell tower and altar donated by Pope.City of Five Facets
Fourth scenic spot introduced by editor: Oulin City, this city has a very strong French architectural style, and north of city is used for defense against enemy. very important value in Japan. It has now become "Goryokaku Park", much loved by locals as a cherry blossom scenic spot and a good place for townspeople to relax, as well as a very popular tourist attraction.Hachimanzaka
Fifth scenic spot submitted by editor: Hachimanzaka. In fact, there are many mountains in city of Hakodate. Each mountain has a unique name. Mount Hachiman is named after Hakodate Hachiman. The beautiful scenery is not to be missed. , and Hachimanzaka often appears in Japanese TV movies.
This article was originally created by Brother Shou Travel Diary magazine, banned!
May 18, 2023