Ofune site

大船遺跡 / oohune iseki

Ofune site

大船遺跡 / oohune iseki

The Ofune site's location is about a 10-minute drive from the Kakinoshima site. It is about 5,500-4,000 years old, and many remains of dwellings have been found. This site was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2021.

The characteristic of the Ofune site is the remains of large dwellings. Some of the larger ones have a diameter of more than 10m and a depth of more than 2m. In addition, the remains of dwellings from different periods were found, to overlap eachother, indicating that stable settlements existed for a long period of time.


  • April - October; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, November - March; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


December 29 - Junuary 3





This phone number is for inquiries only. It is unrelated to the actual address.
(It cannot be inputted into a car navigation system.)


575-1 Ofune-cho, Hakodate

Access from Hakodate Station

  • Take the Hakodate Bus Line 99 bound for "Shikabe Shutchojo" and you will arrive at the "Ofune Iseki-shita" bus stop in 100 minutes.
  • 8 minutes on foot
    *Please check with the bus center in front of Hakodate Station for details.
    (It takes about 60 minutes by car)



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