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
A nice relaxing park to spend an afternoon at, from right across of the Goryokaku Tower, yet it is smaller than I expected. more »
Cold and very snowy so we didn’t explore the whole park, just the Magistrate’s office, which was really amazing to see. Definitely watch the video on how it was built. It’s in Japanese but it doesn’t ... more »
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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