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Goryokaku Park (五稜郭公園)

Event

Goryokaku is a star-shaped fort in Hakodate City, Hokkaido that was built in 1866 to defend Japan’s northern territories, and which has been designated a Special Historic Site. The area inside the moat has been developed as a park, and is a famous place for viewing cherry blossom. Between late April and early May, around 1,600 Yoshino cherry trees bloom together inside the walls and on the outer bank of the moat, turning the whole area cherry-pink; many people enjoy strolling along the paths in the Park, or renting a boat on the moat, to view the cherry blossom. Toilets, and parking is available nearby.

place

Hokkaido Hakodateshi Goryoukakuchou 44 (Hakodate / Onuma / MatsumaeArea)

phone 0138403605
place

Open 24 hours
※ Guo In [Apr.-Oct.] 5:00-19:00
[Nov.-Mar.] 5:00-18:00

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Details

Address
Hokkaido Hakodateshi Goryoukakuchou 44 [map]
Area
Hakodate / Onuma / MatsumaeArea
Phone
0138403605
Flowering state of cherry blossoms
Before Blooming
Cherry blossom forecast
Late Apr.-Early May
Hours
Open 24 hours
※ Guo In [Apr.-Oct.] 5:00-19:00
[Nov.-Mar.] 5:00-18:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Not available
* Municipal Goryokaku sightseeing parking lot (Charge 97 spaces) Available
Night viewing
Available
Public toilets
Available
Shop
Available
Number of trees
About1,600trees
Variety
Someiyoshino
Note
0138-40-3605 * (one good) Hakodate city residential city facilities public corporation

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.