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Experience Sapporo: Shiroi Koibito Cookie-Making Lesson
"After pickup at your Sapporo hotel by pre-arranged taxi your driver takes you to Shiroi Koibito Park a popular sightseeing destination that's home to the Shiroi Koibito cookie factory. Visit Shiroi Koibito cookie factory and learn how the cookie is put together from two layers of langue de chat — a French-style baked cookie with a light t and then follow your instructor's directions for decorating your cookie with your own designs. You can personalize it with the name of a loved one perhaps or create whimsical drawings. During your time at the park you can also browse the gift shop
From JPY4,500.00
 
Japanese Red-Crowned Crane Observation Tour in Toro
"Meet up at the Toro Nature Centre or JR Toro Station (on the Semmo Main Line of JR Hokkaido) around 9:30 am and start this exciting half-day tour. After filling some necessary documents at the reception and completing the safety orientation you will proceed to the Red-Crowned Crane House. Learn more about the cranes from the various materials available and then your guide will take you to the best locations where you can spot cranes. Enjoy the beautiful nature while observing the cranes. Wh you will be taken back to the Toro Nature Center JR Toro Station. This tour will be so unforgettable that one day you will want to come back and revisit the cranes.""""Join us for this unique nature tour to spend half-day with Japanese red-crowned cranes! Do you know how cranes live in the nature? Do you know the implications of the natural environment and human beings? Your guide will take you to the best observation enjoy the tranquility of Kushiro Marshland and symbiosis of nature and humans."title=Highlights&1=Close+encounter+with+wildlife&2=See+native+wildlife+in+their+natural+environment&3=Small+group+ensures+personal+service
From JPY11,000.00
 
Full-Day Historical Cycling Tour in Matsushima
"Matsushima has had a long history as a sightseeing spot due to its beautiful landscape. However this is not the only reason that this area was well-known. This area is also known as a historically important location for being a base of the shogunate during the Sengoku (Warring States) period and is deeply associated with Masamune Date the samurai ruler of the Sendai region who was known as ”Dokuganryu” (one-eyed hero) as he could only see with one eye.After Matsushima became a base for the Date family they built a number of impressive facilities such as Zuiganji Temple registered as a National Treasure and a symbol of Matsushima. These are only a small portions of the fascinating story of Matsushima.10am - Meet your guide at the Matsushima-Kaigan station10:15am to 11:15am - Enjoy a tea ceremony at one of the Miyagi prefecture's tangible cultural properties. The tea ceremony will be held in the Goza-no-ma room
From JPY17,272.00

More Transportation in Hakodate

To Hakodate airport

Buses go to the airport from Hakodate station every 20 minutes and cost 400 yen. You can't miss the bus stop as it is well signposted and a short walk from the station. Best way to go between the...
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salisbury3933
Jun 18, 2016

Tram around Hakodate

You don't really need to take trams to anywhere else in Hakodate other than probably to Fort Goryokaku or to the Yunokawa Onsen. Pllaces like the Motomachi District, Mount Hakodate and Kanemori Red...
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robanne
Jun 19, 2009

trishaw pullers !

Spotted alot of trishaw pullers near the JR Hakodate Station and around the Kanemori Red Brick Warehouses, so I reckon they are ferrying tourists to and fro for a fee. Although I did not try it but it...
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robanne
Jun 19, 2009

ropeway up Hakodate Yama

The ropeway station is found in the Motomachi District and costs about 1160 JPY for a return trip up and down Mount Hakodate.I got my return ropeway trip at a discount with a voucher found in one of...
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robanne
Jun 19, 2009

Sleeper Express Train from Tokyo to Hakodate

The famed Hokutosei (North Star) Sleeper express leaving Ueno Station in Tokyo bound for Sapporo Station twice daily routes:16:50 and 19:03, and arriving in Hakodate at 4:33 and...
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RoseAmano
Feb 16, 2008

Try the Hakodate's streetcars,...

Try the Hakodate's streetcars, the first in Hokkaido, were put in service in 1913. The Chinchin-densha(Tinkle-tinkle streetcar) nicknamed 'Hakodate Dandy,' a reproduction of a streetcar that served in...
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kemstar
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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Bullet train from Tokyo

With the opening of the first stage of the Hokkaido Shinkansen, Hakodate is now directly accessible by bullet train from Tokyo. Not sure exactly of travel time but it is in the vicinity of 4 hours. ...
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salisbury3933
Mar 25, 2016

JR Train - Super Hokuto

To and from Hakodate can be easily done by the JR railway. I took the limited express train from JR Hakodate Station to Lake Toya.
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robanne
Jun 19, 2009

Bluemoon Cruise

There are 40-min daytime "cafe" cruises, and a 1 hour nighttime cruise in summer and high-peak travel season. Operates hourly from 10:30 till 16:00 or 17:00 depending on season.
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RoseAmano
Feb 16, 2008

Hakodate Tram

the easiest way to explore Hakodate is by Hakodate Tram or bus. Get the one day pass for tram and bus (1000yen) or 2 days pass (1700yen)You can buy from the driver directly.
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wathy
Sep 24, 2005

Sapporo to Hakodate

I got roundtrip ticket for only 10000yen. This kind of ticket is limited for some schedule only. Check it out at any JR station. 3 hours needed from Sapporo to Hakodate.
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wathy
Sep 24, 2005

Top Hotels in Hakodate

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5-10 Ote-machi, Hakodate, Hokkaido, 040-0064, Japan
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1-2-25 Yunokawa-cho Hakodate-shi, Hakodate, Hokkaido, 042-0932, Japan
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1-10 Matsukazecho, Hakodate, Hokkaido, 040-0035, Japan
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8-23 Wakamatsu-cho, Hakodate, Hokkaido, 040-0063, Japan
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22-11 Suehirocho, Hakodate, Hokkaido, 040-0053, Japan
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12-6 Toyokawacho, Hakodate, Hokkaido, 040-0065, Japan
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