Often the highlight of many spring travels, cherry blossoms decorate every part of Hakodate with their glorious charm, one that sets it as one of the must-see spring destinations in the Land of the Rising Sun.
This time, we traveled up north to Hokkaido’s third largest city: Hakodate. In what they call as a significant port city, Hakodate seems to be a revelation of all sorts as it gives reasons why it deserves to be a must-visit destination in Japan through its nature, history, and activities.
Along with TV personality Robi Domingo, we discovered what makes Hakodate a city on the rise. Read on for a handy guide on all the beautiful attractions, delicious food, and amazing activities you can do in this northern city in spring.
Getting to Hakodate
Manila to Haneda Airport: 4 hours
Haneda Airport to Hakodate Airport: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Tokyo to Hakodate via Hokkaido shinkansen: 4 hours and 30 minutes