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Autumn in Hokkaido

Visited Hokkaido in Nov 2018, considered a low season for tourism as its in transition from Autumn... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Definitely Worth the Stop

This is a typical tram ride up the side of a mountain. The view from the top is quite spectacular... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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19-7 Motomachi, Hakodate 040-0054, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited Hokkaido in Nov 2018, considered a low season for tourism as its in transition from Autumn to Winter. We are fortunate to able to still see some autumn leaves and trees during our road trip.

Thank fyeefyee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a typical tram ride up the side of a mountain. The view from the top is quite spectacular and provides quite a 360 degree view. There are various observation decks around the top. The building houses shops, places to eat, restrooms, etc. It's...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you do not go that hill, you miss that amazing view of Hakkodate. It was really amazing so you should add your list.

Thank Erdem K
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Go up the hill with the ropeway around 4.00 pm. Not much people in the cable car. After finished watch around 8.00 pm. All the people already planning to go down. and the cable car is pack of people!

Thank xiaojie00
Reviewed September 17, 2018

A tourist Attraction that offer stunning view of hakodate city. You need to took a tram to the top to see the view. There are 2 ways that people often do to go to the ropeway station. You can choose between walk or take a...More

Thank Loekito1824
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

As we climbed the hill on foot, on time to see the sunset, amidst several thousand people, and didn’t relish walking down in the dark we took the cable car down. At 780 yen one way... not too expensive. It was a bun fight getting...More

1  Thank NathalieAndAndrew
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

It's a bit of a hike up to the rope way but once you are there it's a simple rope way up to the night view, the lift was a bit packed but everyone was taking photos so of you are in the middle part...More

Thank zoek686
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Took the tram up to the top of My. Hakodate. Was cloudy the first trip up but made it back the next morning and was greeted by some beautiful views for miles in every direction. Rated one of the best nighttime views in the world....More

Thank MrBrcarls
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Went up the mountain to see the night view. Although crowded, cars were fast and efficient. Be prepared for a long queue if going to see the night view.

Thank SusanFan
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We were unfortunately on a rainy, foggy, misty day so the view was as the notice stated "invisible" but we went up anyway. We could actually see some of the view as we first set off then nothing. It was of course very quiet when...More

Thank Ann C
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December 14, 2017|
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Response from 569traveller68 | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine. When at the top, there is a viewing platform that has wheelchair access. You will get a great view at the top. The one thing to check for is the weather. When I visited, they had low lying fog which... More
February 11, 2017|
Response from mickchiu | Reviewed this property |
We hiked upward from 2 pm, arrived mountain top after sundown. No bus available that day because the road to mountain top was closed and we had no choice but bought one way tickets, lined in the long line so we could go... More
June 5, 2016|
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Response from Manisara | Reviewed this property |
Car park is available there, don't know if it's free. I went there by bus and took a walk