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Goryokaku Park

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Winter in the Fort

We visited when the snow was heavy on the ground. Nice place to wander around. Many cherry trees... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrew K
Zushi, Japan
Park filled with things to do

If you have the time and like parks, this is the one for you. It is a beautiful park with an... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Dripping Springs, Texas
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited in early May in a year where the Cherry Blossoms came early in Japan. But we were not disappointed here. Whether viewing the park from the tower, or walking in the Park along the many paths, it looked like it was snowing Cherry...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DERtravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw many beautiful flowers at the park and lots of different species. Can take wonderful pictures with family and spectacular view from the higher side of the park but need to climb and walk.

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited when the snow was heavy on the ground. Nice place to wander around. Many cherry trees but obviously the wrong time of year to see. Must be wonderful at the right time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 13 December 2018

If you have the time and like parks, this is the one for you. It is a beautiful park with an incredible old fort in the center of it. The plantings are excellent ah the cherry blossoms are beautiful--IF the time is right. The tower...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Went here yesterday It was snowing heavily Lots of tourist coming to this spot Its close to Goryokaku Tower Actually just one minute walking distance Good size

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank amoritaamadea
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

It was very cold on the day we visited but we still had a lovely walk around. We didn’t go up the tower instead chose to take a walk around the park. It looks lovely when everything is snow covered and white. Good place to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JacquelineMa
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

The good spot I recommend foreign friends is Goryokaku Park. And it is a cherry blossom season (late April to May 5 th). The cherry blossoms's full bloom are very short time. if you go to Hakodate, you should go cherry blossom season. During this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

Goryokaku Park is a nice stop if you are craving a bit of nature. However, it’s average at best when compared to other parks and historical sights in Japan. If you are in the area, give it a quick wander, but I wouldn’t recommend prioritizing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

The trees are planted nicely and the whole park is very insta worthy. I believe you will see beautiful scenery in all four Seasons.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChewW73
Reviewed 18 November 2018

After we went up the tower we went for a stroll around the park, which was very interesting and enjoyable.

Date of experience: September 2018
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21 November 2018|
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Response from KelvinPg | Reviewed this property |
Ww stayed nearby Hakodate bus terminal which is just beside Hakodate train station. You may google for hotels becayse there are many in that area. Take a bus from the terminal to Mount Hakodate. One way is 400 yen. You can... More
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Response from YTCHENG | Reviewed this property |
We are frequent travelers to Japan and so we can go to the Park by public transportation in accordance with the time frame available. Our cruise "Princess Diamond" provided free transportation from the "port" to the carpark... More
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