Explore interesting sights in Hakodate, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Hakodate, Japan.
1. Hakodate Museum of Northern Peoples
Hakodate City Museum of Northern Peoples first opened as the Hakodate City Museum of Northern Peoples and Ishikawa Takuboku (函館市北方民族・石川啄木資料館) in Hakodate, Hokkaidō, Japan in 1989. Located in the former Bank of Japan Hakodate Branch building of 1926, after the transfer out of materials relating to the poet to the Hakodate City Museum of Literature , the museum reopened in its current guise in April 1993. It displays objects that were formerly part of the collection of the Hakodate City Museum , including materials relating to the Orok as well as 750 items used in the daily life of the Ainu that have been jointly designated an Important Tangible Folk Cultural Property.
2. Hakodate Jomon Cultural Exchange Center
Hakodate Jōmon Culture Center opened in Hakodate, Hokkaidō, Japan in 2011. It has four exhibition rooms dedicated to the Jōmon period, displaying some 1,200 pieces of earthenware and stoneware excavated in Hakodate as well as the only National Treasure in Hokkaidō, the so-called "Hollow Dogū" , excavated from the Chobonaino Site . Hands-on activities, including magatama-making and "angin -knitting", are also available. The museum is located at Michi no Eki Jōmon Roman Minamikayabe , making this the only roadside station in Japan with a museum with a National Treasure.
3. Hakodate City Museum
Hakodate City Museum is a museum of history and natural history in Hakodate Park, Hakodate, Hokkaidō, Japan. The forerunner of the current museum, the Hakodate Provisional Museum, building one, opened in May 1879, the second building in 1884, and the third building in 1891. In 1932 the first building became the Fisheries Pavilion and the second the Indigenous Peoples Pavilion. Legislation to create the current museum was passed in 1948, and the Hakodate City Museum opened in April 1966.
4. Ofune site
The Ōfune Site is an archaeological site consisting of a series of large shell middens and the remains of an adjacent settlement from the Jōmon period. The site is in what is now part of the city of Hakodate in Oshima Subprefecture on the island of Hokkaido in northern Japan. It has been protected by the central government as a Historic Site since 13 August 2001. The site covers an area of 71.832 square kilometers.
5. Hakodate Park
Hakodate Park is a large Western-style park in Hakodate, Hokkaidō, Japan, at the foot of Mount Hakodate. Opened in 1879, it is a registered as a "place of scenic beauty" in Japan's Law for the Protection of Cultural Properties. It contains the Hakodate City Museum, as well as a small zoo and children's theme park, and is a popular site for cherry blossom viewing.
6. Ferry Memorial Ship Mashu-maru
The Hakodate Seikan Ferry Memorial Museum Mashu Maru is a museum ship located in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan. Japan National Railways (→ Hokkaido Railway Company) Seikan routeThe hull of the Tsugaru Maru-type connecting ship "Mashu Maru (2nd generation)" that was in service (museum ship) is used, and some of the interior remains from the time of active service.
7. Monument to the Tokugawa Shogunate warriors who died in the hakodate war
The Blue Blood Monument was erected in May 1875 at the foot of Mount Hakodate in Hakodate City, Hokkaido, to commemorate the dead of the former shogunate army during the Boshin War, especially the Hakodate War. It mourns about 800 war dead, including Toshizo Hijikata and Saburosuke Nakajima.
8. Hakodate Hachiman Shrine
9. Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido
Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido opened in Hakodate, Hokkaidō, Japan in 1986. The collection focuses on works from southern Hokkaidō, including paintings by Kakizaki Hakyō and calligraphy by Kaneko Ōtei , and special exhibitions are also mounted.
10. Old Hakodate Public Hall
11. Jitsugyo-ji Temple
Jitsugyōji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Funami-cho, Hakodate, Hokkaido. After the opening of Hakodate (now Hakodate), it was temporarily used as a temporary accommodation for the Russian consulate.
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