Hakodate, Japan Cruise Port

4.5 out of 5

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hwpagels says ...
No excursion but there is lots to see within walking distance. Hokodate is much bigger...
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About Hakodate, Japan

Opened to U.S. ships in 1854 and then in 1857 to general foreign trade, Hokodate was the chief port of Hokkaido until recently replaced by Sapporo. It is linked with Aomori on Honshu by the Seikan Tunnel. A commercial and industrial center, the city's main industries are fishing, shipbuilding, and food processing. Of interest is the Goryokaku, the fort where the Tokugawa shogun made his last stand.

9 reviews and tips of Hakodate, Japan

rclooking says ...

Don't need a shore excursion here. The port provides a free shuttle to downtown and everything is walkable from there. But there are only limited number of things to see.

Visited: May 07, 2017

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nihongo says ...

Night tram was an amazing view. Would love to have seen any attraction having to deal with Kabuki, Shinto temples, Geisha and/or sumo. These are very attractive destinations in Japan

Visited: Sep 18, 2017

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LKWC says ...

Good - Princess lacked direction of their concern for travelers experience - their key was to sell over cost shore excursions

Visited: Sep 18, 2017

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ljohnston says ...

Very much like San Francisco with tram and coastal city feel. There is a cable car trip - go on this if it is a clear day. You can walk around the hilly streets and visit various churches and ceremony. Good food places, lots of streets to explore. There was a firework display when it got dark. Try to do the cable car at night if it is a clear sky.

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