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This fortress is also known as the Star Fort for its five-pointed star shape. It's one of only two forts with this type of Western-style walls. In spring the sakura (cherry blossoms) bloom and cover the Goryokaku grounds.
44 Goryokaku-cho, Hakodate, Hokkaido
Adults ¥500Student or Children 250
Hakodate-Bugyosho Business Hours4/1-10/31: 9:00-18:0011/1-3/31: 9:00-17:00
Especially beautiful when the sakura are in bloom; we highly recommend looking down at them from Goryokaku Tower.
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