HAKOVIVA: Great Food and Shopping from Japan’s Past – HOKKAIDO LOVE!

HAKOVIVA shopping center, right next to JR Hakodate Station, opened its doors on December 1, 2019. After passing through the traditional Japanese gate, you will find Hakodate Ekimae Yokocho to the right. This space emulates a traditional yokocho alleyway, popular places to find traditional fare. Replete with restaurants, izakaya pubs, and shops offering souvenirs and desserts, Ekimae Yokocho gives you can the chance to soak up the atmosphere of mid-20th century Japan while enjoying local Hakodate food. Be sure to check out the dining space styled after a retro station waiting room! There is also an eat-in space styled as a retro station waiting room. Why not complete the time travel experience by renting a kimono and having your photo taken?


12-8 Wakamatsucho, Hakodate, Hokkaido