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Hakodate, Japan
Hakodate, Japan | © 工藤美智子

Hakodate: tourist information

Hakodate is a city and port located in Oshima. It is the capital city of Oshima Sub prefecture. The city is overlooked by Hakodateyama (Mount Hakodate), a lumpy, totally-forested mountain. The summit of the mountain is easily reached by either hiking trail cable car, or car. The nighttime view from the summit is renowned all over Japan as one of the loveliest sights in the country. A not-so-well known local nickname of the bumpy mountain is Gagyuzan ("Mount Cow's-back"), which alludes to the way the mountain's shape resembles that of a resting cow. Hakodate is home to the famous European-style Goryokaku fort, which was built in the shape of a five-pointed star in 1866. It is now used as a public park. The park is a popular spot in Hokkaido for hanami (cherry blossom viewing). The small but bustling city is also famous as the site of Hijikata Toshizo's last stand. The city is also known for Hakodate Shio Ramen, where instead of having pork cutlet placed inside the soup, sliced squid is used. On a similar note, Hakodate's city fish is the squid. Every year (around July) the city gets together for the Hakodate Port Festival. Hordes of citizens gather in the streets to dance a wiggly dance known as the Ika-odori (Squid Dance), the name of which describes the dance appropriately. The glowing lights of squid-catching boats can be seen in the waters surrounding the city.

Location

  • Country: Japan
  • Capital: Tokyo
  • Government: Japan
  • State/Region: Hokkaido
  • Time Zone: +9 GMT
  • Language: Japanese
  • Latitude: 41.7758333
  • Longitude: 140.7366667
  • Est. Population: 302742
  • Currency: Yen
  • Fire: Fire Department Emergency Phone: 119
  • Police: Police Emergency Phone: 110
  • Hospital: Hakodate Municipal Hospital - Address: 1-10-1 Minato-cho, Hakodate, 041-8680; Phone: (81138) 432000
  • Ambulance & Rescue: Ambulance Emergency Phone: 119
  • Hakodate, Japan
    Hakodate, Japan | © Ryo Otake

    Hakodate Cruise Port Schedule

    Hakodate, Japan
    Hakodate, Japan | © てぃあちゃん

    Hakodate in the News

    Port rating and occupancy

    Port of Hakodate ranks 590th in the world in terms of the number of tourists visiting it.

    Number of cruise ship calls in the coming year: 0.

    The total number of tourists (passengers) of cruise ships in the port of Hakodate in the next 12 months is 0.

    According to the popularity rating among more than 1,000 cruise ports in the world, Hakodate ranks 903.

    Weather in Hakodate

    Jul 17
    Min/Max temp: 64°F (18°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Clouds (overcast clouds), no wind
    Jul 18
    Min/Max temp: 68°F (20°C) / 75°F (24°C)
    Rain (light rain), no wind
    Jul 19
    Min/Max temp: 70°F (21°C) / 73°F (23°C)
    Rain (moderate rain), small wind
    Jul 20
    Min/Max temp: 72°F (22°C) / 79°F (26°C)
    Rain (light rain), small wind
    Jul 21
    Min/Max temp: 68°F (20°C) / 75°F (24°C)
    Rain (moderate rain), small wind
    Jul 22
    Min/Max temp: 72°F (22°C) / 73°F (23°C)
    Rain (light rain), small wind
    Jul 23
    Min/Max temp: 72°F (22°C) / 79°F (26°C)
    Rain (light rain), no wind
    Jul 24
    Min/Max temp: 68°F (20°C) / 73°F (23°C)
    Rain (light rain), no wind

    Current water temperature in Hakodate now is 56°F (13.1°C)

    Water temperature data provided by seatemperature.net.

    Annual Weather

    Jan
    Min/Max temp: 27°F (-3°C) / -148°F (-100°C)
    Feb
    Min/Max temp: 28°F (-2°C) / -148°F (-100°C)
    Mar
    Min/Max temp: 34°F (1°C) / 39°F (4°C)
    Apr
    Min/Max temp: 43°F (6°C) / 50°F (10°C)
    May
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 59°F (15°C)
    Jun
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 66°F (19°C)
    Jul
    Min/Max temp: 66°F (19°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Aug
    Min/Max temp: 70°F (21°C) / 77°F (25°C)
    Sep
    Min/Max temp: 64°F (18°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Oct
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 59°F (15°C)
    Nov
    Min/Max temp: 43°F (6°C) / 46°F (8°C)
    Dec
    Min/Max temp: 30°F (-1°C) / 34°F (1°C)
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