A place in Japan, Hakodate is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Hakodate, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Misawa. Attractions in Misawa include Odori Park, Sapporo Underground Pedestrian Space, Clock Tower. Also, to reach Hakodate, you'll have to take a flight to Misawa; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Hakodate can generally be of 1-2 days.