The theater holds an open-air history play in mid-summer, taking place at a national historic site, Goryokaku. It was started in 1988, inspired by the Le Puy du Fou open-air theater in France. It is acted out by Hakodate locals. The play simply explains the eventful history of Hakodate, such as the age of the Ainu people, the opening of the port of Hakodate, the Hakodate War, and the great fires.
Hakodate Open-air Theater
函館野外劇 / Hakodate yagaigeki
- Rough annual schedule
- Weekends in July and August
- Fixed schedule
- 2022/7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/13, 8/14 *finished
|Address||44 Goryokaku-cho, Hakodate|
|Access from Hakodate Station||
17 minutes by tram to the "Goryokaku-koen-mae" tram stop
15 minutes on foot
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