7 Reasons to Ride on Hakodate Ropeway

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Mount Hakodate is a wooded mountain on the southern end of the peninsula in central Hakodate. It is 334 meters high, The views from the mountain are spectacular On clear days and specifically on nights, and included amongst Japan’s three greatest night time views alongside the views from Kobe’s Mount Rokko and Nagasaki’s Mount Inasa.

1. The Well-known Ropeway

Mount Hakodate just isn’t very high! However, this ropeway will take you as much as the highest of a mountain, where you will be able to see some actually stunning landscapes. It’s also possible to take a bus to achieve there on the height, however, rope-way is recommended to visit in the evening. The ropeway provides a terrific view! It is not very spectacular throughout daytime when it’s cloudy, however, superior at night time!

2. Beautiful Restaurant

Have a calming time in Restaurant Genova with the nice evening view. Enjoy the chef’s particular Japanese and Western delicacies whereas admiring the gorgeous view. Additionally, they accommodate events and marriage ceremony receptions. You’ll be able to take pleasure in breathtaking views whereas consuming your dinner.

3. Mega Event Hall

On the mountain top, there’s a world-class occasion hall, that offers full course of evening views from Mt. Hakodate and introduces the gorgeous views of the 4 seasons. The corridor can also be accessible for concert events, lectures, piano recitals, film screenings and so forth.

4. Gift and Takeout Shops

The shop has a variety of products from souvenirs to bread and confectioneries. That is additionally a must seeing place, It is suggested to go to earlier than riding the ropeway. Get pleasure from procuring on the highest of Mt. Hakodate. Coffee, smooth drinks, and beer, in addition to gentle serve ice cream and light-weight meals utilizing foodstuffs produced in Hokkaido, can be found for taking out.

5. Tsugaru Fort

There’s additionally an old fortress, this fort is situated at the top of the mountain. Actually, the entire mountain was considered within this fort. One of the old gun batteries is open for guests, very good place to go to. It’s listed as one of the top evening views in Hakodate.

6. Spectacular View of Hakodate

There’s a huge observation deck that is providing virtually a 360°C panorama. You will get a spectacular view of Hakodate at evening from right here. You possibly can see the port, the mountains and the station from this observatory. It presents a great view of the Tsugaru Straits. Finest to ride it after sundown to benefit from the evening view of the Hakodate Metropolis.

7. Places Around

The ropeway’s lower station could be reached in a ten-minute stroll from the Jujigai tram cease (5 minutes, 210 yen from Hakodate Station). Close by on the base station is two church buildings, one orthodox and one catholic and a big beautiful Buddhist temple. On the summit is the restaurant Genova and legato located in the mountain top observatory.


  • Address: 19-7 Motomachi, Hakodate 040-0054 , Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 138-23-6288
  • Operation Hours: 10:00-22:00 (Apr 25th – Oct 15th); 10:00-21:00 (Oct 16th – Apr 24th)
  • Fee: One way: 640yen (adult), 320yen (child)

Round trip: 1160yen (adult), 590yen (child)

  • Website: http://334.co.jp/jpn

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Asia, Hakodate City, Hokkaido Prefecture, Hokkaido Region, Japan