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Japan's oldest catholic church along with those in Nagasaki and Yokohama

Motomachi Roman Catholic Church

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Motomachi Roman Catholic Church

Motomachi Roman Catholic Church

Motomachi Roman Catholic Church is a Catholic church which built in Hokkaido. It is a symbol of resurrection of the Christian faith in Japan after years of suppression. It is built in Gothic architectural style and it is one of the oldest Catholic churches in Japan, along with those in Yokohama and Nagasaki.

Its distinctive features are the triangular bell-tower and the altar given by the Pope of Rome. You can visit the church for free any time except Saturday and Sunday morning because of the mass.

Access

Train: From Hakodate Station on JR Hakodate Line take a tram going to Yachigashira or Hakodate Docks and get off at "Jujikai" stop, walk for 10 minutes. Parking is not available, so please use public transportation.

Information of Motomachi Roman Catholic Church

Spot name Motomachi Roman Catholic Church
Address Hokkaido, Hakodate-shi, Motomachi 15-30
Regular holiday NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY
Business hours MON:10:00-16:00 / TUE:10:00-16:00 / WED:10:00-16:00 / THU:10:00-16:00 / FRI:10:00-16:00 / SAT:10:00-16:00 / SUN:10:00-16:00
TEL 0138-22-6877
Fee 0yen

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