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Address: 44 Goryokakucho, Hakodate 040-0001 , Hokkaido

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The oldbattlefield has become an unique and beautiful park.

In summer, riding bike around the park is a lot of fun, especially in the morning. My favorite season for this park is winter or early summer. Snowy scenery of this park would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

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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秋田
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

In summer, riding bike around the park is a lot of fun, especially in the morning. My favorite season for this park is winter or early summer. Snowy scenery of this park would remind me of the day of Boshin war. The bugyousho building was the target of bombardment from Meiji government warships. So many people visit here during daytime.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It was snowing furiously when we got to the park. And it made for great photos. The park is beautiful and a real winter wonderland.

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Naples, Florida
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38 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

During our visit there was a reenactment of a war scene. Enjoyable especially for those who may not understand the historical perspective of the government and people of Hakodate.

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Singapore, Singapore
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40 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The Goryokaku Park is just next to the Goryokaku Tower. It’s an unique star shape park and a beautiful place to stroll around, and take in the ambience and atmosphere. I was there in Nov, therefore the weather was pleasantly cold. A nice place to have a picnic and just enjoy the view It is apparently a good place to... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Amazing shape architecture which was designed according to western castle by Japanese. Very nice to take a walk inside to enjoy the nature.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It is a nice place where you can have a rest from city rush. In the middle of park is few typical buildings which are like museum of former municipal government. I recommend to visit it but not strongly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

An interesting park, part of an old fort I think, but it is the Art Museum that makes it worth the tram ride and walk to get there. We didn't go up the tower but apparently you have a panoramic view over the park from the top.

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The trip to the park in a beautiful heritage tram was a delight in itself. On arrival we found the breeze was plucking the last of the cherry blossoms from their branches. Some of the more sheltered trees were still in their full glory. The walk of the fort ramparts afforded great views, especially of some teenage girls rowing their... More 

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Yamanashi, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

There is Goryokaku tower in the park. If you go to the top of the tower, you can see the Goryokaku over all. Goryokaku really looks like a star.

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