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Hakodate Tram

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Address: 1-15 komabacho, Hakodate 042-0935, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 173574739
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Getting around Hakodate the easy way.....

Take the Hakodate street team to get around the town and to visit all the interesting tourist sites/attractions. Great way to take in the atmosphere of Hakodate as well. Below... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
KCS81
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Singapore, Singapore
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Hokkaido, Japan
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In 2013 the Hakodate Tram system celebrated its 100yr anniversary. Originally established to connect the train station to the famous hot springs in the Yunokawa district, it is still fully functional . The fares range from 210-250 yen for adults and 110-130 yen for children for children for distances ranging from 4-7 kms. A tour of the old port city... More 

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Thank Arun714
Perth, Australia
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268 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Running at very short intervals the tram will take you where you want to go in Hakodate. We got some good advice from the young man at the tourist bureau at the JR station and used the tram all day to easily find what we were looking to see.

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1 Thank Theresa D
Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tram/road train is a nice experience in Hakodate. It's easy to use, and a cool way to get around. However, the pricing system is weird. It costs 210 yen just to go one station, but if you ride all the way along the line it only goes up to 250 yen. For this reason, I'd suggest it is only... More 

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Thank oliveles84
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brought a day pass to use for the various attractions around hakodate. Very easy and convenient to use with stations along the major roads and close to attractions and hotels.

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Thank Andy T
Singapore, Singapore
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110 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the Hakodate street team to get around the town and to visit all the interesting tourist sites/attractions. Great way to take in the atmosphere of Hakodate as well. Below are some of my notes based on my experience. Hope it helps. - Hakodate Ekimae : Hakodate Morning Market Square, Hakodate JR station, Loisir Hotel Hakodate - Goryokaku Koen-mae :... More 

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8 Thank KCS81
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184 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hakodate Tram are useful, and combine with bus, they offer one day pass only JPY1,000 is very cheap. Cleanliness and all drivers services are good, excellent!

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Thank Aria L
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Serves well as a transport from point A to B with Japanese standards (good standards) but nothing extremely exceptional about it.

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Thank Clara C
Shanghai, China
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Rather than a tourist attraction in itself, this is a useful way to get around the major areas and attractions of Hakodate. It goes past Hakodate Station and out to Yunikawa Onsen as well as the Dock area. Usually you pay up to 250 Yen depending on distance travelled. Although not the quickest, it is quite reasonable.

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Msia
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58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

A good mode of transportation when one is exploring the little quiet town of Hakodate. Stops at convenience places which makes it easier for a tourist to travel around

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1 Thank MHRYU
Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

There were 12 of us in the group. We wanted to get to the Mt Hakodate ropeway station. So we took a 10 min stroll to the nearest tram stop and took the tram for about 3 stops down to Jujigai. Minimum fare was about 200 yen each. It was raining when we wanted to return so we hopped onto... More 

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