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.
Goryokaku Park Reviews
After going up the tower, we walked over to the fort. It was late in the afternoon, so it was not crowded at all. In fact, just a few people here and there. It was nice that it was quiet and we were a... more »
地元の学生がランニングなどもしている大きな城郭の公園です。 いまは石垣と堀しか残っていないようですが、戦のための場所だったということは感じ取ることができました。 more »It is a park of a big castle where local students run, etc. Now there seemto be only a stone wall and a moat left, but I could feel that it was a place for war.
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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