Mt. Hakodate Observatory

Observatory / Outlook
Mt. Hakodate Observatory on the summit of Mt. Hakodate affords views of Hakodate and its suburbs. The Mt. Hakodate Ropeway reaches the summit from the base in about three minutes. From the rooftop observation deck on the top floor, you can enjoy beautiful views of Mt. Hakodate, which have been given a three-star rating in the “Michelin Green Guide Japon” travel guide. Inside the observatory, there is a gift shop selling Mt. Hakodate-limited merchandise as well as a restaurant where you can enjoy the chefs’ signature Japanese and Western cuisine while gazing at the night view full of an infinite number of lights.

Spot details

Address
Hokkaido Hakodateshi Hakodateyama
Phone
0138233105
Hours
[Mt. Hakodate Ropeway] 10:00-22:00 (until 21:00 on 10/16-4/24)
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Free [Ropeway] Adults (Junior high school students and older) 1,500yen, Children700yen (round trip)
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX)
Smoking
Available (Available on the 1st floor of the mountaintop)
Wi-Fi
Available
Vegetarian Menu
Not available
English Menu
Available
Note
* Since the mountain trail is closed during the winter, you cannot reach the summit by vehicle. * Tel will lead to the Hakodateyama Ropeway General Information.
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Too many tourists, had to push our way through...
    4.0 Reviewed:2020.01.01
    Firstly, the bad points.... TOO MANY TOURISTSSSS! I get that they have to follow a certain schedule and get back to their buses, but they have been occupying those very limited seats from sunset...
  • Packed with people
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.10.16
    At the viewing platform, it was packed with people whom did not move away after taking their pictures. They continued to hog the place resulting in others not being able to view the night scene.My...
  • Beautiful night view
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.10.15
    We were lucky that the night we went up there wasnt too foggy or we wouldnt have been able to see anything much. Going up was relaxing and the view was magical. I was there in December so it was...

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