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Address: 44 Goryokakucho, Hakodate 040-0001 , Hokkaido

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Will be better during Sakura season

went there and found only few sakura trees left. the park is quite big and take time to explore it all. can imagine it will be so beautiful during sakura season. for tourist, we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

went there and found only few sakura trees left. the park is quite big and take time to explore it all. can imagine it will be so beautiful during sakura season. for tourist, we can only explore the park and see some trees and take photos. you can also rent canoe if you wish.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We drove up to Goryokaku Park, it was a sight. Huge in size and we could still see lots of Cherry Blossom Tree with blooms in mid-May. We were glad to have spent some time there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

WOW!! This place is just *magical*. A beautiful stroll around the grounds and an amazing place rich with culture and history. We were very lucky to see thousands of *cherry blossoms* for May. Don't miss Goryokaku Park ! They had cherry blossoms (sakura) ice cream for sale :-}

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We travelled by train again today, and visited Fort Goryokaku was the site of the last samurai battle between the Army of Japan (Emperor) and the Tokugawa Shogun. When the Army of Japan took the fort, it marked the start of the Meiji-era and end of the samurai. Fort Goryokaku is a massive European style star fort. It features low... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Marvelous hundred-years Fort in the history,changing to spectacular Sakura park. It's one of the last places to see Cherry blossom in Japan from late Apr to early May of the year. Unfortunately we went there to late in early May,just tens of Sakura blossomed instead of thousands of ones. This park locates less than one km from nearest tram stop,and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

What we liked: 1) plenty of cherry blossom if you come at the right time 2) plenty of space to walk around What we disliked: 1) lots of tourists

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

There are a 1000+ sakura trees here, spread over a large area. Definitely the place to be when the sakura blooms. It's also great for a long stroll.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Went to this park in late April, just in time for the full blown Sakura. With the windy weather, the Sakura petals fall onto the ground just like snowing. Everything was in pink colour. Had a great time there.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It is Sakura season. The Goryokaku park is the highlight for the Sakura season. Made a trip there and not regretted it. Flowers are beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I didn't exactly visit the inner park. Went for a run from downtown Hakodate following the tram line towards this star shape park. Great place for a run among the locals. Even in winter there were many locals up and about. Great sunrise!!

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