We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The Hekketsu monument is in tribute to the 800 samurai who died fighting against government forces in the Boshin War, specifically the Battle of Hakodate, in 1869. The government forces had the intention of restoring the emperor to the throne (meiji restoration), and the shogonate...More