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Hakodate Tram

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Address: 1-15 komabacho, Hakodate 042-0935, Hokkaido
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Japanese town train

Convinient and cheap train This train goes to Gorukaku Yunokawa hot spring and mt. Hakodate 600 per person for a free day ticket

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did not know how the tram worked until we got to the tram stop, its really easy. You board the tram by the middle (back) door and take a ticket as you enter, the ticket will have a number. If you then look to the front of the back of the tram you will see a board with numbers... More 

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1 Thank Terraprime
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Convinient and cheap train This train goes to Gorukaku Yunokawa hot spring and mt. Hakodate 600 per person for a free day ticket

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you get a tram pass when you arrive at JR Hakodate! You can pick one up at the travel information centre, or if you forget, tell the tram driver that you want "day pass". Told him "tram pass" and he didn't understand, finally he understood "day pass". The pass are like those scratch and win tickets, so make... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tram rides are a real treat these days and often many are found in japan. The Hakodate one is a short tram circuit and doesn't circle so be sure to know which direction you are going (compared to the Sapporo one which goes in a loop). Fares are paid in board or buy a tourist day pass for 600 yen... More 

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1 Thank Wennie W
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap way to go back and forth to town. You don't have to wait long for the tram. The drivers are all very nice.

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1 Thank rvnnewyorkcity
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106 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An all day pass is only 600¥. The ticket is a bargain for what it offers the tourist and locals alike. A slow, but comfortable, start to any visit to Hakodate. No wheelchair access that I could see, such a shame. Our driver met us with a smile and the same as we left. The seats are comfortable on either... More 

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1 Thank Dale T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Hakodate tram is a great way to get from the station and Bay areas to downtown. You can buy an all day "furee kippu" from the driver for 600 yen. Otherwise, each trip will cost 200-250 yen.

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1 Thank Lisa B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Ride with the locals and see the town in an old-school way. Was travelling during winter. It is best to ride compared to walk in the streets in the cold, although some tourist spots are walking distance. Get the day pass which is worth it if you know you will be travelling around the town for a full whole day.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I just have a few hours in Hakodate and walking was possible but time wasting on a cold day. Took the tram and got to the warehouses from JR Hakodate Train Station.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

take a ticket as you enter from the back. it will show you the stop you got up from. once seated, you can look for the digital sign and calculate how much your bus fare is. otherwise, once you have reached your destination, simply show the bus driver your ticket and pay the exact amount.

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