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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


鳳水 @budounomi1994 - 2019-11-12
@CNN Hello. During the Pacific War, the “Seikan Ferry” operated from Aomori to Hakodate was also attacked. My grand… https://t.co/qhHlpyKdqP
Darshan Karkera @djdumass - 2019-10-24
@oldmonk_says @bombayblue I'll suggest one night in Hakodate (Mount Hakodate at night), breakfast at the morning ma… https://t.co/4mlUGUF4ry
robin venturelli @missingnawlins - 2019-10-15
Headed to Northern Japan to “chill out” during the typhoon ... brrrrrrr vinoventurelli #hakodate #hokkaido #japan… https://t.co/V9jXxjkVpr
Nicolas Distefano @KEURQUE - 2019-10-02
4/4 Views of the beautiful city from the top of Mount Hakodate! We even got to see the sunset from one side and the… https://t.co/YKr16Fdff2
Nicolas Distefano @KEURQUE - 2019-10-01
It was a beautiful sunny day in Hakodate! From morning markets to Goryokaku Fortress, we even took the ropeway to t… https://t.co/UA83UoSU6w
Lance Jones @GreenWingsLodge - 2019-09-28
Morning up Mount Hakodate in Daisetsuzan national park and evening at the pub watching the rugby, well done Japan 🏉… https://t.co/QDizXtWfIV
地球型惑星のサイエンス( Science of Terrestrial Planet) @TaTohru - 2019-09-26
At 19:48,19:56,19:58 on Sep.26th, 2019(JST).🇯🇵
Many #shootingstar s( #meteor s)(#流星) have arrived at the east sky o… https://t.co/TSZ3FMpxmd
オンディベイト @ondivate - 2019-09-21
I want to see the view from Mount Hakodate when it's snowing.
I want visit Memorial Ship Mashu-maru.
I want to go o… https://t.co/WB2UvDFUWL
地球型惑星のサイエンス( Science of Terrestrial Planet) @TaTohru - 2019-09-21
Last nigh an airplane✈️ was flying the east sky of a Mount #Esan(#恵山) in #Hakodate(#函館), #Hokkaido(#北海道) at 21:22 o… https://t.co/FbWkRgNeW6
地球型惑星のサイエンス( Science of Terrestrial Planet) @TaTohru - 2019-09-19
#Shootingstar s(#meteor s)(#流星) have arrived at the east sky of a #volcano(#火山) of a Mount #Esan(#恵山) in #Hakodate(… https://t.co/BfxCKT6mFB
PortConnect @PortConnect - 2019-09-18
Arriving soon at Port of Tauranga - BERGE HAKODATE arrives at MOUNT wharf on 18-Sep at 23:59
Your Inner Han @StarfireTurtle - 2019-09-11
Finally made it to the top of Mount Hakodate! https://t.co/7DuwJl4gUx
PortConnect @PortConnect - 2019-09-06
Arriving soon at Port of Tauranga - BERGE HAKODATE arrives at MOUNT wharf on 06-Sep at 18:15
Japan Gump @GumpJapan - 2019-09-05
Put in 8.8km this morning. If I started from the top of Mount Hakodate (elevation 1019ft 334m) I'd be this far. 100… https://t.co/rqNOMkI8F4
地球型惑星のサイエンス( Science of Terrestrial Planet) @TaTohru - 2019-09-04
Photographed at 20:40, September01,2019(JST).
A #shootingstar(#meteor)(#流星) arrived at the east sky of a Mou… https://t.co/Qvg5iXDpNv
地球型惑星のサイエンス( Science of Terrestrial Planet) @TaTohru - 2019-08-31
20:42, August 29, 2019(JST).🇯🇵
A big #shootingstar(#meteor) arrived at the east sky of a Mount #Esan(#恵山) in… https://t.co/ruqoAERiye
Marius Schuler @BinaryTENSHi - 2019-08-30
Day 19: Hakodate. Fort Goryōkaku and the Red-Brick Warehouse District. Mount Hakodate had a cloud hat on, so no stu… https://t.co/4xKpddkJwq
Matthew Boldrini @mattdebat - 2019-08-26
Beautiful view from atop Mount Hakodate. #japan #borntotravel #topoftheworld #mounthakodate #hakodateropeway @ Moun… https://t.co/K4J9U8imb5
地球型惑星のサイエンス( Science of Terrestrial Planet) @TaTohru - 2019-08-25
19:38,August 25, 2019(JST)🇯🇵
A #shootingstar(#meteor)(#流星) has arrived at the east sky of a Mount #Esan(#恵山) of… https://t.co/I0f0aYPljY
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


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