What to See in Hakodate in Just Six Hours

What to See in Hakodate in Just Six Hours, Hakodate, Japan (B)

6AM, the first express out of Sapporo to Hakodate. I don't remember much about the 3.5-hour train ride. I probably snoozed throughout the early morning journey.

The first thing I did upon arriving at Hakodate Station was look for the Hakodate Asaichi (Morning Market). Not because I was hungry, but because it was just a few steps from the station.

The Morning Market is not just one big building, but a block of buildings. One building was mostly restaurants, another was for seafood, and another was a mix of fresh produce and seafood. I went inside the building with a tower and a sign: 駅二市場. Most of the stalls inside this building were selling fresh seafood. But there were also tables where people were eating brunch of whatever it was they had bought from the market stalls.

The Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse is just a 15-minute walk from Hakodate Asaichi, but I was feeling lazy and took a tram (600 yen for a tram pass for unlimited rides good for one day). The brick buildings along the port of Hakodate were built in 1907. The buildings now house shops selling clothes, shoes, accessories, souvenirs, sweets, etc. In short, a mall. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See in Hakodate in Just Six Hours
Guide Location: Japan » Hakodate
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mustachio Ventures
Read it on Author's Website: http://mustachioventures.blogspot.com/2018/10/six-short-hours-in-hakodate.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Hakodate Asaichi
  • Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse
  • Ajisai
  • Motomachi Information Center
  • Former British Consulate of Hakodate
  • Motomachi Park
  • Former Hakodate Town Hall
  • Russian Orthodox Church
  • Motomachi Roman Catholic Church
  • Hakodate St. John's Church
  • Mount Hakodate Ropeway Station
  • Goryokaku Tower
  • Fort Goryokaku