美しい港町,函館 / Hakodate, a beautiful port town



















Hakodate (Hakodate-shi) is a city and port located in Oshima Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the capital city of Oshima Subprefecture.
Hakodate was Japan’s first city whose port was opened to foreign trade in 1854 as a result of Convention of Kanagawa, and used to be the most important port in northern Japan. Also, the city had been the biggest city in Hokkaido before the Great Hakodate Fire of 1934.
Now, the city is now the third biggest in Hokkaido after Sapporo and Asahikawa.

26/09/2004? Hakodate-City, Hokkaido, Japan.


26/09/2004  北海道函館市

Hakodate / 函館

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Hakodate / 函館 41.768793, 140.728810 美しい港町,函館 / Hakodate, a beautiful port town日本北海道函館市 (Directions)
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