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Beautiful Cherry Blossom Can Be Enjoyed from Up and Down, Left and Right -Goryokaku Park in Hakodate-

May 7th, 2015

Goryokaku Fort (五稜郭) is a fromer fort located in the northeastern part of Hakodate Station and is known as a place that old Shogunate army fought on Boshin War (戊辰戦争) and made an unconditional surrender. Presently remains of the castle change to Goryokaku Park (五稜郭公園) and open to general public, and many tourists come. About 1,600 cherry trees such as Yoshino cherry tree (ソメイヨシノ) are in full bloom from late April to mid May, it becomes a famous place for the cherry trees, and many tourist particularly visited here in a spring. There are Goryokaku Tower (五稜郭タワー) with observation decks and Hakodate Magistrate's Office (箱館奉行所) at the Goryokaku Park. The tourists pay an entrance fee and can enter those. Particularly, a view from Goryokaku Tower is splendid, and the tourists can enjoy the Goryokaku as a bird's‐eye view.

Goryokaku Tower
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
View from Goryokaku Tower with Observation Platform
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
View from Goryokaku Tower with Observation Platform
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
View from Goryokaku Tower with Observation Platform
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
1st Floor of Goryokaku Tower
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Goryokaku Park
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Cherry Blossoms Are in Full Bloom
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Very Beautiful Cherry Blossom in Full Bloom
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Goryokaku Moat
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Goryokaku Moat
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Cherry-Blossom Viewing Picnic Party Place
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Hanging Many Lanterns
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Full of Cherry Blossom
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Entrance of Hakodate Magistrate's Office
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
View from Bank
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
I Look at Hakodate Magistrate's Office
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Cherry Tree and Hakodate Magistrate's Office
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Cherry Blossom
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate
Weeping Cherry
Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park in Hakodate

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Atmosphere of Cherry Tree Blossom Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Cherry Tree Blossom on Goryokaku Park

Admission fee Goryokaku Park free of charge
Hakodate Magistrate's Office Adult: JPY 500. Child: JPY 250
Goryokaku Tower with Observation Platform Adult: JPY 840. High and junior high school student: JPY 630. Elementary school student: JPY 420.
Parking lot Pay parking lot is provided
Business hour From April to October 09:00-18:00
From November to March 09:00-17:00
Regular closing day Hakodate Magistrate's Office: Year-end and New Year holidays. Goryokaku Tower: Open all year round.
Telephone number +81-138-21-3111
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 86 165 148*41

Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Goryokaku Park.

Hotel Siena Goryokaku(ホテル シエナ五稜郭)  
Hakodate Rich Hotel Goryokaku(函館リッチホテル五稜郭)
Dormy Inn Express Hakodate Goryokaku(ドーミーインEXPRESS函館五稜郭)
Route Inn Grantia Hakodate Goryokaku(ルートイングランティア函館五稜郭)
Annex Hotel Tetora(アネックス ホテルテトラ)
Hotel Nets Hakodate(ホテルネッツ函館)
Booking.com

A page of Hakodate is here

Hakodate

A page of Hokkaido Cherry Tree is here

Hokkaido Cherry Tree

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