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Goryokaku Park, Hakodate

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Visit the historic site of Goryokaku Park, a former fortress in the shape of a five-pointed star. Built in the 1850s, the fort owes its curious shape to Ayasaburo Takeda, who designed it to optimize defence and gun placement. Roam the fort complex, a public park since 1914, and take a relaxing walk along the moat, lined with lush cherry blossom trees. Climb to the top of the 100 m (328 ft) tall observation tower to enjoy panoramic views of the fort and its surroundings. By using our Hakodate trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Goryokaku Park and other attractions in Hakodate.
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  • There were some exhibits, but it was a concrete site with only a display board standing with a description that xxx was here at that time, and it was a little lack of emotion. However, if you go up to the observatory of Goryokaku Tower, the person who went up to the tower after strolling through the park (when you looked at the scenery below from the observatory) "It's all over there", "This is connected there!" You should visit the park once because you will understand more. It is a moderate area to walk slowly, and it is evaluated that it is so-so because it can go up on foot to the bank surrounding all sides.
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  • First of all, I went up to Goryokaku Tower and enjoyed the view from above, and when I went to the park, I saw it as small and looked good in size and steps〰, and i walked to see only my feet while the autumn leaves were beautiful. Looking at the statue of Toshizo Hijikata... I ♪❗ learned about history.
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  • nice fort in an really interesting shape. the best view is from the tower located nearby, you can take great pictures from there
  • The city did amazing job to restored the building. ¥500 pet adult for entrance. Worth it!
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