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Mount Hakodate-yama

Travel Guide - Mount Hakodate-yama


Mt. Hakodate, 334 meters above sea level, can be ascended by bus in 30 minutes from JR Hakodate Station or 3 minutes by ropeway from the foot of the mountain. The summit commands a panoramic view of the city, and on fine days you can also see the Tsugaru Straits and the Shimokita Peninsula in Aomori from here.
Hakodate enjoys an established reputation for its splendid night view of the city. The second edition of Michelin Green Guide Japan introduced the view as three stars.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Ropeway: 10:00 - 22:00


  • Ropeway: October 16 - 29

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Ropeway: 1,160 yen (General, Adult) *round trip
  • Ropeway: 590 yen (Child) *round trip

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Jujigai Station on the Hakodate City Tram, then take the ropeway at Sanroku Station.
  • 30 minutes from JR Hakodate Station by the bus bound for Hakodate-yama

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Hakodateyama, Hakodate-shi, Hokkaido, 040-0000


TheWanderingWife @WanderingWife - 2019-08-16
As a seaside town, Hakodate, Japan is known for its fresh seafood. In this video, I walk th… https://t.co/ZKwiJcXHKO
Peopo @HappyPeopo - 2019-08-04
Happy family trip at Mount Hakodate. https://t.co/s1KPFGFIjS
Time Travel Turtle @michaelturtle - 2019-08-04
Climbing up into the active volcano of Mount Esan near Hakodate in Hokkaido, Japan.

As you get closer, you can sme… https://t.co/qfZrcA1Mtw
Japan Pics @JapanPicsJP - 2019-07-28
Taxis waiting at the top of Mount Hakodate #japan #japanese #aesthetic https://t.co/byd5kdMiVo https://t.co/53MWDHl5SJ
A - Sudsitar @Sudsitar1 - 2019-07-24
So beautiful sunset from Mount Hakodate Ropeway 🌤 https://t.co/NRgMg0fses
Tueslove @tueslove - 2019-07-07
Just posted a video @ Mount Hakodate https://t.co/flxY3YhURA
VoidFenrir_Eisen @eisenklad - 2019-07-04
First train out of Hakodate, heading to Furano Lavender fields. Meanwhile Mount Hakodate is covered by clouds. https://t.co/XPTIB7PXF0
Juancarlos Escalante @OnlyJuancarlos - 2019-07-03
Located 20 km north of Hakodate, Onuma Park is a quasi national park dotted with various small walkable islands con… https://t.co/IA7tPyEGh3
Miko @Miko99999 - 2019-06-22
Oh hey it’s my love! Also #Hakodate as seen from the #mountain at night! So many tourists were there... @ Mount Hak… https://t.co/UjPECEclNO
ACG Travel Videos @ACGTravelVideos - 2019-06-14
Hakodate, Japan - Mount Hakodate Ropeway & Observation Deck (2019)

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zettairyuuki @kiri_koto - 2019-06-09
Mount Hakodate is getting cold. waiting for the night view https://t.co/F74HSdM9q7
Marcel Fröhlich @cello1405 - 2019-06-08
Hokkaido: Mount Hakodate is 'just' 334 m high, but nevertheless it's a sweaty hike to the summit 😅. In return you g… https://t.co/G4vrjl8dML
airporttaxihakodate @airporttaxihak1 - 2019-06-08
Last night we guided 2 ladies from Hawaii to Mount Hakodate night view tour.
#mounthakodate #hakodatetour… https://t.co/tsG2iVrzfN
@Jakl 🌹 @jakl - 2019-05-24
We rode the rope lift up Mount Hakodate last night. https://t.co/NOTy5gYvqy
James 🌹 @jakl - 2019-05-24
We rode the rope lift up Mount Hakodate last night. https://t.co/NOTy5gYvqy
Sunny Leone @jxxmtiae - 2019-05-21
The night view of Mount Hakodate in Hokkaido is beautifu https://t.co/OViFFDPalI
Somrut Kuljaruopas @SomrutK - 2019-05-18
Don't look back unless it's a good view. @ Mount Hakodate https://t.co/PP0duMu68L
Theresa Alison. @TheresaAlisonz - 2019-05-11
Missin' my holidays... @ Mount Hakodate https://t.co/1XjoNpxU2L
Takechi @TaTohru - 2019-05-04
These pictures are photographed at 20:50~21:20, May 4, 2019. (JP)🇯🇵 Many #shootingstar s( #meteor s) have arrived a… https://t.co/TMPDrVI9e4
Erikka Meidell @meidrealis - 2019-05-03
Hallo beautiful Hakodate! 🌸💕

@thingforthings and I went hiking today at mount hakodate and it was astonishing! You… https://t.co/fdVN7JGOGH
Gandhi Paul Marquez @iamGandhiPM - 2019-05-01
📍Morning Market Square
📍Mount Hakodate
📍Red Brick House
📍Goryokaku Fort Park and Goryokaku Tower @ Hakodate, Hokkai… https://t.co/x7SyRPfyzp
Takechi @TaTohru - 2019-04-29
Photographed at 22:48,April 28, in #Hakodate of #Hokaido.🇯🇵
This #shootingstar( #meteor) had arrived at the east sk… https://t.co/hNhulHt4q4
Takechi @TaTohru - 2019-04-28
Photographed at 22:48,April 28, in Hakodate.
A big #shooting(#meteor) had arrived at the sky of Mount #Esan in… https://t.co/XKVIxlOr7u
ekkayuth phamornkul @epjackass - 2019-04-28
Capture the sunset, favorite! @ Mount Hakodate https://t.co/k3D1AfBoEz
Shinta Maya @Shintach - 2019-04-26
I'm at Mount Hakodate https://t.co/LqCNnwCC80
Fazli Rosli @TheFuzzy - 2019-04-24
We had wanted to go up to Mount Hakodate for a nice view, but it turns out it's not recommended if you're not spend… https://t.co/rECHU4y0aT
Marco 🇨🇭 @swissmarco - 2019-04-13
On Mount Hakodate https://t.co/5LAe4SIlcs
Takechi @TaTohru - 2019-03-30
20:16, March 29 , 2019
The big #shootingstar(#meteor) had arrived at the east sky of Mount #Esan in #Hakodate last… https://t.co/JrYqGT8ZXn
Takechi @TaTohru - 2019-03-30
20:38 , March 29 , 2019 🇯🇵
The big #shootingstar(#meteor) had arrived at the east sky of Mount #Esan in #Hakodate… https://t.co/E013WC2EXJ
Takechi @TaTohru - 2019-03-30
Last night many big #shootingstars (#meteors) were arrived at the east sky of Mount #Esan in #Hakodate of… https://t.co/hzF4w0obHN


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