One thing MUST see in a sightseeing spot of Hakodate is the stunning night view. The view from Mt. Hakodate is highly acclaimed, with a three-star rating in the "Michelin Green Guide Japon”. This beautiful mountain is not so far from the city central. The cable car is the way to visit the mountain basically, and will quickly take you at the summit station in only 3 minutes.
While in the cable car, please try to see the back side and look down to the fabulous view of Hakodate city, the view will provide the best moment in few minutes and land the observatory.
The observatory area on the top of the mountain also features a souvenir shop and restaurants. Each season has different seasonable views, never get bored even you were already here once. While in the cable car, highly recommend you to try to see the back side and look down to the amazing view of Hakodate city, the view will provide the part of the best view memories in few minutes and absolutely breath taking. Most people would take the ropeway but you can also drive up there.
However, we recommend you to check the weather in order to take the best photos, this is because sometimes the mountain fogs by the cold condition.
This majestic view definitely would be nominated as your top 3 best night view.