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Motomachi Catholic Church

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Address: 15-30 Motomachi, Hakodate 040-0054, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 138-21-3323
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You will pass this Gothic style church as part of your stroll through Motomachi. Pop into see the alter which is apparently the only one of its kind in Japan and was a gift from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2014
elsiek
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Msia
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

A beautiful church on the hill of Motomachi which is surrounded by many other beautiful and filled with history and cultural churches.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Never seen a church with Tatami mats, This was the first of a kind. Cute church nothing super interesting

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Sadly this church built in 1859 the same time as the Russian Orthodox church across the road has had additions and modifications over the years and it is a bit of a mess appearance wise. It is still an interesting piece of history and worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

You will pass this Gothic style church as part of your stroll through Motomachi. Pop into see the alter which is apparently the only one of its kind in Japan and was a gift from Pope Benedicta. Better are the stations of the cross that adorn the walls. These carvings are so lifelike and really capture the essence of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Take a stroll enjoy the serenity of the various attractions and overlooking the ocean. Great view and good photo shoots.

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