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Motomachi, Hakodate

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#2 of 8 in Neighborhoods in Hokkaido
Take a stroll through the streets of Motomachi, a neighborhood displaying a strong Western influence in its cuisine and stores. Centering around a five-block-long shopping street, the neighborhood started to develop its cosmopolitan style during the Meiji era, when the number of foreign residents drastically increased. Shops and businesses opened to cater to the tastes of those arriving from across Europe, including German bakeries, French chocolatiers, and European-style tailors that still operate to this day. Take a look at the sweet treats and clothes on offer and choose something to take away with you. Add Motomachi and other attractions to your Hakodate trip itinerary using our Hakodate online travel planner .
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  • Was not impressed with this area. Just a bunch of churches and buildings. If you are pressed for time, you can skip this area  more »
  • The Japanese are so good at traveling that I'm all the same. In particular, the letter, completely filled with the feelings, Yuanyu on a place, the degree of a lot more than many churches and buildings, especially at night, the light, the streets, really like going to a foreign country!
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