A star-shaped fort with the first French-style fortifications in Japan. The Battle of Hakodate took place here, and it's now open to the public as a park.
Familiarize yourself with history, culture, and art
A faithful reconstruction of a mid-19th century government office
Hokkaido's oldest railway played an important role during the frontier age
Tourists like journey here for their own ”start to happiness” (kofuku)
*Temporarily closed for renovation work from Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 to fiscal year 2022.