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Nice park with special design

My family and I didn't really walk through the entire parks as it was rain when we reach the... read more

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William W
Free entry and a lovely park to walk around

The history of this fort /park is provided at the top of the Goryokaku tower. We wish we had... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris H
Bristol, England
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Reviewed today

My family and I didn't really walk through the entire parks as it was rain when we reach the area. The park is very well maintained. Don't expect flowers- it's mostly green, but it was still a nice walk. There are some parts of the...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Hakodate on a cruise during the first week of May. We had first toured southern Japan, thus we had missed out on the cherry blossoms. But as we worked out way north we hoped that we would be in time to see...More

1  Thank JDB68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a relaxing stroll in the park under a gloomy weather with light drizzle. Strolling under an umbrella in a wet park was not really pleasurable but with just a few folks around, the quiet, serene and picturesque park did provide a sense of...More

Thank ongwl82016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history of this fort /park is provided at the top of the Goryokaku tower. We wish we had seen this in cherry blossom time, but was still a good place to walk around – not too crowded and delightful ona weekend day to see...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice park with lots of greenery and beautiful scenery. Would be a great place for families with elderly and young children to run about or take a leisurely stroll. Otherwise, there isn't really much entertainment there.

Thank Shynn O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tower tour was informative with history of the battle of Hakodate and how the Goryokaku park was constructed. But a bit pricy for the entrance ticket. The audio tour to the Governor house was not worth the money.

Thank AndyLHLimSingapore
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Go for sakura bloom if you can. We just missed and can imagine how amazing it must be. Interesting history and reconstructed main building is facinating

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A picture perfect location of historical significance! Definitely worth a visit, even if it’s just to stroll along its serene walkways. There is also a great dessert and cake shop right next to it.

Thank Cher-Sze
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

It’s already May, but it still cherry blossoms in goryokaku park. Amazed with the beauty of cherry blossoms, but we found the public toilet it’s not clean and smelly.

Thank hady n
Reviewed 6 June 2018

we were on a cruise and stopped in hakodate for the day. Our ship provided a free shuttle into town. we first visited the local fish market which was fun and very interesting. then caught the local tram/street car to goryokaku park and tower. the...More

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7 November 2016|
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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
Eunice E
27 February 2015|
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Response from ming-pong | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would like to tell you about the websites, but noticing websites is not allowed in trip advisor, Please check the posting guide line. But I would tell you about some of the keywords. "お花見 ohanami", "1000景 senkei... More
Eunice E
23 February 2015|
Response from ming-pong | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the best timing for cherry blossom would be from late of April to early of May. Japan has a lot of Sakura Festivals at that time. For example, Hakodate Park Sakura Festival, Goryoukaku Sakura Festival, Matsumae Sakura... More