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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.
Get off at the Goryokaku Park Entrance bus stop and it's about an 18 min walk
Get off at the Goryokaku Park Entrance bus stop and it's about a 5 min walk
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