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  • Address: 14-13 Omachi, Hakodate 040-0052, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +81-138213323
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids

Built in 1857, the Hakodate Maru is the first western ship in Japan. On the request of Hori Kitahi- the magistrate of Hakodate at that time, this ship was constructed by Mr. Toyohji.

Mr. Toyohji worked under a fine craftsman on various projects and after his mentor was no more, he was forced to become a carpenter for a Buddhist shrine. In 1857, the magistrate came with this unique proposal to make a ship with western design and technology and soon, the ship was built that had a speed of 8 knots, used a triple expansion engine and a single shaft. The ship weighs 56 tonnes and has two masts with a length of 30 meters each. After its service, it was restored in the 1980s and today, it is one of the finest historic pieces of the city. Come here to see the rare ship in its impeccable shape and don’t forget to take a few photos when you visit!

How to Reach Hakodatemaru

  • By Bus: Yayoimachi Bus Stop Yayoi Town (bus)
  • By Light Rail: Omachi Station
  • By taking a Street Car.
  • By renting a Bike.

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  • Hakodatemaru Address: 14-13 Omachi, Hakodate 040-0052, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Hakodatemaru Contact Number: +81-138213323
  • Hakodatemaru Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Hakodatemaru(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hakodatemaru: 00:30 Mins
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  • 0.21% of people who visit Hakodate include Hakodatemaru in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Hakodatemaru visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Hakodatemaru


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hakodatemaru

People normally also visit Motomachi while planning their trip to Hakodatemaru.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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