Hakodate Grand Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHakodate Grand Hotel
A very nice hotel - it was arranged by our tour guide and price was included in the trip so I don't know how expensive it was.
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HAKODATE, JAPAN SEPTEMBER 29,2015
Today we had a special welcome from the Port of Hakodate. An escort ship spraying a fountain of changing colored water led us into the port. We first went to the Museum of the Northern People which had beautiful 12 foot tall Japanese screen paintings. Then ...
They all seem to want to take us to Fish Markets! Today we saw a morning market with giant crabs, lots of squid and beautiful fruit. Jim loves it. Hakodate is a City of 300,000, first to welcome westerners, and an economy based on fishing We went up a tower and a cable car to look over the ancient Shoguns fortifications and the modern city. We feel very ...
This morning I woke up early to visit the famous ekimae Hakodate Mrning market. This the place people come early to sell the freshest seafood for tourists to eat the cold water in the area has to offer. Every booth is full of the famous Hokkaido seafood such as furry crab, king crab, squid sashimi. Since they are serving the fresh sashimi, I tried a uni sashimi in its own she'll and a abalone sashimi, so fresh. Next I tried the grilled scallop on the ...
... could keep us awake.
We went back to the hotel by about 9pm and had a nice long shower and soak in the bath. It took a while to figure out how to fill the bath up as there are no taps or spout. Everything is run by a control panel. It would only fill the tub a bit at a time. Not sure what I was doing there but had to keep going back to press a button. In the end, it did know when to shut down. Even the bath is computerised. What ...
... had a picnic lunch there, joined by some rather large and vocal crows who demanded that we share our sandwiches. Otaru was the site of a charming street filled with admittedly tourist-oriented shops, restos and attractions. Here, we found a memorable music box museum. It contained centuries old music boxes of every variety, ranging from the miniscule matchbox to the piano-sized. All were lovingly restored and in working order. ...