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  • Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward
  • Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward
  • Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward

Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward

旧函館区公会堂(函館市重要文化財)

Description

Donations from locals and a sizable contribution from wealthy merchant Teppei Soma funded the construction of this wooden western-style hall in 1910. Emperor Taisho stayed here when he was yet Crown Prince Yoshihito. Emperor Showa (Hirohito) and Emperor Akihito also rested in its royal suite. The building is designated an Important Cultural Asset by the city of Hakodate.

A ten-minute trip from Hakodate Station on the Hakodate Tram for Hakodate Dock-Mae, then a seven-minute walk from the Suehiro-cho stop

Location Information

  • Address

    11-13, Motomachi, Hakodate-shi, Hokkaido, 040-0054

  • Nearest Station
    Hakodate Station
    ・ Hakodate Main Line
  • Phone Number
    0138-22-1001

    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.

  • Hours
    9:00am - 7:00pm
    ※ From November to the following March 9: 00 AM-5: 00 PM
  • Closed
    None
    ※Closed once between September-April※We are closed from December 31 to January 3
Original source: ©Shobunsha Publications Inc.

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