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You get a good view of Hakodate Bay, exactly why the Tokugawa shogunate's governor was here to be on guard for intruders

Further up from the Former British Consulate and you come to Motomachi Park. This was where the... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
tomizuta1953
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Funabashi, Japan
Quaint park with great views

It is a small park that offers great views of the city since it is up on the slope, but has... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
merxantia
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Further up from the Former British Consulate and you come to Motomachi Park. This was where the Bugyousho of Hakodate Bugyou stood for the Tokugawa shogunate to govern Hakodate when the port was opened to foreign countries in the middle of the 19th century and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tomizuta1953
Reviewed 1 July 2018

It is a small park that offers great views of the city since it is up on the slope, but has interesting history to offer in the buildings nearby. Do explore the neighborhood shops and houses that line the slopes nearby, but there are better...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Great introduction to unusual history of the area with western influences evident. Various churches and buildings provide history lesson via architecture. Commodore Perry statue. British tea available. Good place for coaches to stop.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Becky F
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This park has some of the most beautiful landscape that I've seen, though in a smaller scale. A good place to take some nice pictures.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank alanyeo76
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a beautiful park in the hillside suburb of Motomachi. The gardens are beautiful, in the Japanese style. It has shade trees and seating for contemplation. There is also a tiolet and a drinking water tap.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This park is located right in front of the Old Public Hall. Decent sized that is layered down hill. There are 2 beautiful buildings to be seen here. An old brick book house and an old branch office of Hakodate. Awesome view of the city...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This small but spacious wide-open park sits right at the top of Motomachi & gives a panoramic view of Hakodate with the mountains, sea & huge chunks of clouds in the background. Beautiful scene. Probably the best place in Hakodate to catch a great view,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Travelove58
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The park is big, quiet and nice to walk in. When we were there, the temperature were slowly increasing due to cherry blossom period and the locals start to have picnic in the nice weather. You will need to walk up one of many slopes...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Trumpboyer86
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The small park located immediately below the Old Public Hall and next to the Old British Consulate. The area was quiet and be able to view down to the sea front. So if you have the chance to go to Motomachi, recommend you to come...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

In the middle of the Motomachi district is this little park with a great scenery in the background...nice spot to take a short rest after Motomachi sightseeing..

Date of experience: May 2017
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