This Catholic church was founded in 1859. The existing building was rebuilt in 1923. The magnificent altar in the cathedral was sent from the pope.
Motomachi Roman Catholic Church
カトリック元町教会 / Katorikku motomachi kyoukai
|Address||15-30 Motomachi, Hakodate|
|Access from Hakodate Station||
5 minutes by tram to the "Jujigai" tram stop
10 minutes on foot
|Hours||10:00am-4:00pm (Except Sunday mornings and worship time.)|
|Holidays||December 30 - January 5 *Closed when the church is in use.|
To call from abroad to Hakodate
- Dial the international dialing access code and Japan’s country code (81). See Here
- Drop the first 0 and dial everything else. For example, to call the Japanese number 0138-00-0000 from the US, dial 011-81-138-00-0000.