【Access】5 minutes by car from the hotel
in Miharashi Park was used as a villa of Iwafune family at the real "landscape garden" which was created by Kosetsuen Jirouro in Hakodate City from around the year of Meiji 31.
The name of Kosetsuen is said to have been named in the meaning of "a plum scented garden in the snow" to the conspirator of Kyoto's Jodo sect Chinboshin who came in Taisho era.
Mr. Iwafune made public toilets and lawn open spaces for the repayment of business prosperity and opened free to citizens since 1972.
In 1954, a city lease agreement was concluded between the city and the Iwafune family, and a city plan was decided as "Miharashi Park" including the adjacent golf course, and in the same year the city acquired land owned by Mr. Iwafune After that, after several urban plan changes, it became Hakodate City largest general park.
In the garden, a tea room style garden and garden space is spreading, and further in Heisei 13, it was designated as "scenic spot" based on the Cultural Property Protection Law and was named "former Iwafune garden (Kosetsuen)" in Hokkaido It became the only national designated cultural property garden.