Hakodate: Motomachi

Hakodate is definitely my favorite place. I love looking at buildings in the historical district Motomachi. Every time I visit there, I discover something new to me. I find beautiful designs here and there and gain artistic inspiration from them.

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Motomachi water supply plant

This is Russian Orthodox Church, which is one of the symbolic buildings of Hakodate.

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Some buildings look traditional Japanese-style, while others look pseudo-Western style. They are combined to create a pleasant atmosphere.

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Even the lampposts and fire hydrants are stylish in Hakodate.

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Each slope commands a scenic view.

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The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward is my favorite building.

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Carl Raymon is a delicious German sausage shop. The building has a restaurant and a museum.

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I like this old white building. The interior is simple and beautiful.

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The street car is useful to get around the town.

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Tiffany loves to explore Hakodate, too!

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