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A nice way to experience the city is via the Hakodate City Tram (streetcar) which runs through many... read more

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Gary H
Greenbelt, Maryland
Nice small addition to city, good when snow

Tram goes along main road to some distance and good when snow covered the area. Occasionally people... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

A nice way to experience the city is via the Hakodate City Tram (streetcar) which runs through many neighborhoods for quite a distance for a very little fare - about $2. A ride will get you out of the downtown area (and back) crossing rivers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gary H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need to get around to the major attractions in Hakodate this is the cheapest and best way. Fares average between 210 and 240 Yen (about 2 dollars US and some change) and the trams run on a convenient schedule. Get on in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tram goes along main road to some distance and good when snow covered the area. Occasionally people take it and small tram.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the trams very convenient for getting to all the areas of interest and fun too! Just make sure you get on the correct numbered tram or you can find you are heading in the wrong direction.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Henryjen
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The tram was clean and easy to use to get around. was not too busy when we were there around mid day not sure about later in day

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The tram is a nice and easy way to traveling around tourist attractions area. The day pass can be brought from the tram driver.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Sit the tram from the Hakodate night view. Pay after you reach your stop, Easy and convenient to use.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank xiaojie00
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This tram runs from Yunokawa onsen to the entrance of Hakodate mountain through the JR Hakodate station. It costs 220-250 yen for one ride. If you take this tram several times in one day, you had better buy one day pass, 600 yen. You can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

A convenient way to get around the downtown and major tourist areas of Hakodate, the streetcar system connects the Goryokaku Fort/Park with Hakodate Station, the morning market, and the Motomachi area. You can buy a one-day tram pass for ¥600, a one-day tram and bus...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

good transportation to bring you around hakodate. there are 2 lines (blue and red), do check before you board. fixed fare no matter where u board and alight. tourist 1 day pass unlimited ride available for purchase. i bought from the hotel i stayed in.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Wagdy L
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Response from Michele P | Reviewed this property |
JR pass is generally only for train. But there are some other cards that can be used. Normally every city has his system, in Hakodate there's a Kitaca.... but those cards like Pasmo, Icoca, and Sapica can be used in some... More
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Response from cjwa_79 | Reviewed this property |
I took the tram and stopped at the city hall station and walked towards the dock. As for Mount Hakodate, I took bus from the main terminal. It's better to take the bus at late afternoon so that you can reach the peak around... More