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The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward

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Nice views from balcony, and I got some interesting shots of a couple of women who'd paid to dress... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Denver, Colorado

Popped by to take some photos. Place was not crowded but a handful of tourists can be seen. Did not... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
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11-13 Motomachi, Hakodate 040-0054, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must impressive property sat regally on the hill overlooking Hakodate above the large garden / park. They charge a small fee to enter and you have to wear the little slippers but it is a stunning g example of the earlier architecture...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite buildings in Hakodate’s Momochi area because of its architecture, yellow color, large wooden floors, and the view of the city from its balconies. If you are into old buildings, this is one of the best in the city. Construction...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing view from the TOP. Buy the ticket that covers 3 other museums nearby. Takes 30mins MAx to see the whole place

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Nice views from balcony, and I got some interesting shots of a couple of women who'd paid to dress up in Victorian fashion (available in one of the rooms for an extra fee). Some of the rooms have original furnishings from the era of early...More

Thank Geoviki
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward commands a panoramic view of Hakodate Bay. Designated as an important cultural property with magnificent main hall and rooms reserved for special guests and Imperial family. Place was rebuilt in 1914. We did not go inside, limited time.

Thank berend
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old building that has been rebuilt in and around 1914 after a fire destroyed it and over 12,000 other buildings. Set up on the hill overlooking the harbor, you can just imagine what it would look like in the past with that great view....More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 11 March 2018

beautiful old building, it has been re-furbished however it may be time for another lick of paint. Still beautiful, and well worth a visit

Thank sapphirecat88
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Popped by to take some photos. Place was not crowded but a handful of tourists can be seen. Did not enter the building

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

We paid money to go into the building. Nothing much in there. Not worth spending the money and time to go in. The structure inside were rather plain and simple. Better of taking photos from the outside.

Thank Eittus
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We did not enter into this building past the admission gate but really enjoyed seeing it from the outside. Admission is 500yen. It's in the very popular Motomachi area. The blue and yellow colours of the building make it very attractive and the structure is...More

Thank Claudetteth
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