Hakodate is a town in the south of the northernmost island of Japan, Hokkaido. This locality has approximately 280000 inhabitants, and as a distinctive feature, here is the oldest and the most important port in northern Japan. Due to its geographical position but also to the commercial relations with the Americans, the city experienced a rapid economic development. Seafood and traditional dishes can be found cooked in Hakodate restaurants. The fish trade is another strong point of this city.
Hakodate can certainly be considered one of the most important cities in Japan and the two webcams are trying to show this. A big shopping area, Hakodate Station Bus Terminal, Tomoe Big Bridge, are some of the objectives of this locality.