Hakodate

One of the first international port cities in Japan, Hakodate is dotted with architectural curios and is famed for its seafood.

Hakodate is located in the centre of Kameda peninsula. The city is overlooked by Mount Hakodate, a forested mountain whose summit can be reached by hiking trail, cable car, or car. The night view from the summit is renowned in Japan as one of the best in the country, and one of the top three in the world along with Hong Kong and Naples. An obscure local nickname of the bumpy mountain is Gagyūzan (Mount Cow's Back), alluding to the way the mountain resembles a resting cow. The former Goryokaku fort is now used in as a public park and is popular in Hokkaido for hanami (cherry blossom viewing).
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