GOTAKUN GoryokakuTower

Goryokaku Tower

Facility Information

Opened in April 1, 2006, the current tower (the second generation) stands at a height of 107 meters (the height of lightning rod).
From the observation deck, you can see Mount Hakodate, the Tsugaru Straits, and the Yokotsu Mountain Range, as well as a superb view of the star-shaped moat shining on the ground of the national historic site, Goryokaku.
In addition, the Goryokaku Historic Corridor with exhibitions to learn about the history of Goryokaku, the See-Through Floor, which is made of clear hardened glass to look down through the glass floor, and gift shop are also located to fully experience the charms of Goryokaku.

2F Observation Deck

  • Exhibition space: Goryokaku Historic Corridor
  • Bronze statue of Toshizo Hijikata

1F Observation Deck

  • Observation gift shop
  • Hakodate Bugyo Observation Cafe
  • See-Through Floor
  • Bastion forts around the world
  • Computer Palm Reading


  • Restaurant (Seasonal Seafood Shunka)
  • Restaurant (Gotoken Hakodate Curry Express)
  • Gelato Milkissimo
  • Goryokaku Tower Collection "UEKI Soetsu Gallery"


  • Tower Ticket Desk
  • Hakodate when Goryokaku was built.
  • Gift shop on the first level
  • Coin-operated lockers


  • Bronze statue of Toshizo Hijikata
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