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Best of Hakodate Motomachi: Sightseeing Points of Interest for First-Timers

Hakodate Historical Places

A stroll around Hakodate's Motomachi area is a sightseeing must when in Hokkaido! Hakodate is a city overflowing with foreign atmosphere and many excellent photo spots, from the view of the harbor looking down from Hachimanzaka to its many other historical buildings and churches such as the Former British Consulate of Hakodate. Hakodate has many attractions such as the night view from Mt. Hakodate and Goryokaku, but this time we will introduce recommended walking courses in the Motomachi area noted for its many scenic spots which can be walked in a couple of hours or so.

What are Japanese Emoji and Emoji Goods You Need to Buy

Sapporo / Chitose

In the age of social media, we’re encouraged to say everything as short and sweet as possible. Character limits, along with short attention spans, create an environment where we need to express our thoughts fast. As a result, our written language has adapted to express our emotions quickly and effectively with emoji and emoticons. But not all emoji and emoticon are the same, and Japanese emoji do it best. So, here is everything you need to know about Japanese emoji, plus the emoji goods you need to buy!

7 Inspiring Sights on Rebun Island, Japan's Secret Wild Northern Paradise

Wakkanai Other Nature

Rebun Island, also known as Japan's 'island of flowers,' is a scenic isle off the northwest tip of Hokkaido - and a treasure trove of natural scenic beauty. Cape Sukoton is at its northernmost tip and Cape Sukai offers the best view of the ocean’s crystal clear water; both sites are best seen while driving around the island. Here is an introduction to a course that describes these and other scenic spots.

Top 10 Sightseeing Spots Near the Hokkaido Marathon Route!

Sapporo / Chitose Other Sightseeing

Enjoy some sightseeing after the Hokkaido Marathon, the island's largest marathon. Summer in Sapporo has a refreshing average temperature of 26 degrees Celsius, and travelers flock to Hokkaido as a kind of summer retreat. It’s also a long-awaited season for sports enthusiasts, with clear, pleasant winds and the arrival of marathon season. After watching or participating in a race, you’ll surely want to do some sightseeing. Here are the ten top spots around the Hokkaido Marathon route ranging from famous sites to lesser-known places.

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