Apart from the interesting display of statues, plaques and fresh Squid, the adopted symbol of the city, the cruise port of Hakodate, Japan has more to offer based on its economic and cultural significance to the country. As one of the first cities in Japan to open its gates to international trade in accordance with the treaty of Amity and Commerce at the end of the 19th century, the port city of Hakodate, Japan currently stands as a cultural mosaic with its fair share of colonial influence. The aftermath of World War II on this port city was nowhere near as destructive as what befell some famous Japanese cities. The breathtaking views and scenic beauty of the natural environment in addition to the delectable seafood, popular shopping centers and Victorian inspired churches and architecture are more than enough reasons to venture out to the cruise port of Hakodate, Japan during your sojourn to the Far East.
Explore a variety of Eastern cultures all in one location as you take time out to visit the following places of attraction during your Pacific Ocean voyage: