Route Inn Grantia Hakodate Ekimae
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRoute Inn Grantia Hakodate Ekimae
Very good hotel with their own onsen inside. RouteInns are offering a very relaxing kind of pyjama instead of the yukata. The rooms are nice and very clean.
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After the impressive Nebuta festival we made a tour to the museum and the fish market which is located in the ground floor of a departement store in Aomori.
We saw impressive loads of seefood, rogues, fish, shells, and things we don't know what they are. You could even eat there, but we have had breakfast at the hotel
Later we …
... seem to serve only seafood or raw seafood, or they only had Japanese menus and no pictures or plastic food. So we went back to the Beer Hall and signed our name for a seat.
We didn't have to wait too long and scored a seat. Joseph ordered a "bang bang chicken" which turned out to be a cold chicken salad as well as some chips and a creme caramel. I settled for fried prawns and chicken wings. We had some ginger ale as well. Avoided the coke ...
... no trip abroad would be complete without visits to multiple churches and temples of every stripe. No more need be said about that.
But, we did visit a few places that tickled our fancy. Among them was a cable car ride in Hakodate up to the top of a beautiful mountain with a view considered to be one of the top 3 in the world (the others are Hong Kong and Venice). It was a sparklingly crisp day, and the view was ...
... Hakodate Bugyosho (magistrates office). This was the official government office of the Edo shogunate and was placed here when the city opened for trade in the 1800s. The Edo shogunate collapsed and with the final battle here the magistrates office was dismantled. 140 years later in 2010 it has been rebuilt using the exact same materials and traditional techniques. It is a beautiful building and in the springtime the hundreds of cherry trees in ...
The train from Kanita to Hakodate takes you under the Tsugaru Strait ( the bit of water between the island of Honshu and the island of Hokkaido)
So for all you people with a statistical bent:
the tunnel is 53.85 km long. It is underground on the Honsu side for 13.55 km, then under the strait for 23.3 km, then underground on the Hokkaido side for 17km.
At the deepest point it is 240 meters deep ( the sea is 140 meters deep and ...