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A large, nice quiet park

Only parts of the moats and castle walls remain. The castle was destroyed and never re-built... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
Peaceful park in a friendly city.

Takaoka really knows how to welcome tourists. We arrived in Hakodate by cruise ship and were... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2015
Jennifer L
Sydney, Australia
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“Serene and peaceful”
8 Jul 2016
“A large, nice quiet park”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was not planned in our itinerary. We just happened to walk past, and visited. Nice and peaceful, beautiful scenery, not too cold even in winter.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank huixin45
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Only parts of the moats and castle walls remain. The castle was destroyed and never re-built because of the one castle per domain during the shogunate era. Many things to see – a shrine, statues, nice forested, peaceful walkways, etc. An easy walk from the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank DYA717
Reviewed 21 April 2016

All that remains of this castle are the ishigaki (stone walls) and moat. The castle grounds are now a park which feature a shrine and a sculpture garden.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank ART196
Reviewed 27 November 2015

A really nice and pleasant park to glance at the horizons of the city, surrounded with abundant beautiful plant species. There is also a zoo inside with some fantastic animals to look for. The Imizu Shrine is also well situated in the center of the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank CK T
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Takaoka really knows how to welcome tourists. We arrived in Hakodate by cruise ship and were welcomed with well organised information stalls and free transit buses. On the bus we were shown a short video about the sights of the city and how to travel...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Takaoka castle remains is a good place for sight seeings. You can roam around coz of wide space provided for the people. You can have family of friends picnic. It is also very relaxing coz you are closer to nature.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Lancelot0189
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