The southernmost tip of Hokkaido, the park of the shoreline around the Shirakami Cape.
Moved here around 1617 to protect the demon gate of Matsumae Castle (the area to north east of one’s position believed to be unlucky).
One of the three cherry blossoms in Matsumae-cho.
Here is the sword presented when the Takeda clan acting as an initiator to Matsumae feudal clan ended the Ainu revolt of Koshamain, and the paulownia wooden sculpture received from Hideyoshi Toyotomi.
Enjoy learning about the life of samurai at a place that once flourished as a castle town.
Hokkaido’s most famous area for Sakura (cherry blossoms) chosen as one of the 100 famous sakura locations in Japan.
Matsumae castle with triple castle tower is expansion and renovation of former Fukuyama pavilion.
The Yokozuna 41st chiyo no yama, the 58th Chiyonofuji, Fukushima town.
You can go by the railway train which was actually used to the tunnel of 140 m below the sea level. Absolutely recommended!