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Hakodate Tram

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Address: 1-15 komabacho, Hakodate 042-0935, Hokkaido
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Phone Number: +81 173-57-4739

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Cheap and cheerful transport

We had only one night in Hakodate and our hotel was five kilometres or so from the bay area. There was a tram stop out the front and we jumped on and fortunately picked the right... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Grafton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a convenient and inexpensive way to get around. Tram conductors we're amazing and willing to assist with my inexperience in how to pay. It is actually really easy, but having never done, I needed coaching

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Grafton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had only one night in Hakodate and our hotel was five kilometres or so from the bay area. There was a tram stop out the front and we jumped on and fortunately picked the right direction for the centre of town. The fare system was standard for Japan, you get a ticket as you get on and watch the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice I like it! 2 lines, warm cars, charming old trams with wooden floors (I saw 3 types: old, medium, new type), reasonable price (max. 250円). Do not forget to take a ticket (small white coupon) close to the car entrance. It contains the info about your start station. So, when you'll decide to exit, put this ticket into pay... More 

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Shibuya, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Riding the tram is an activity unto itself. Get a one-day pass for ¥600 and get yourself around town like a local. Great fun.

1 Thank FGraz
Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Convenient travel with ¥650/- per full day pass that includes street car & Hakodate bus rides. Take you anywhere in Hokodate city.

2 Thank All_the_way
Fort McMurray, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very cheap public transportation, an unique experience, you can get to all interesting places ... We liked it being in the tram with people living in Hakodate, students ,old people or people doing their route to and from their jobs... If you like local experience, the tram every day is what you are looking for!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

With the 1-day tram (¥600) or 1-day tram & bus pass, you can visit all the most popular tourist attractions and restaurants. It issue fairly frequent. The drivers are all nice and help you with payment when you get off. The stops are announced in English, bust the announcement issue sometimes lost in the tram noises.

1 Thank Arwee
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

remember to collect a ticket from a machine when you board the tram and use the ticket to pay for your fare just before you alight. was a bit lost when we realise we need the ticket when alight but the tram captain was patience enough to help us. tram might halt up when there's heavy snow blocking the tram... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The tram is impressively antique but highly functional. There is a change machine at the front of you need to break your 1000 bills to give exact change

2 Thank Travelling_Bubbies
Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Easy to use for English Speakers. Good value for money and totally charming. Do It !! Goes to all of the interesting places, and gets you a taste of local life. Recommended.

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