Monument to Commemorate Jo Niijima’s Going Ahead

Founder of Doshisha University.
In 1864,broke the Sakoku (鎖国, “closed country”) and went to the United States.
From Tokyo to Hakodate, and from here, Smuggled to Shanghai by taking a US merchant vessel anchored at offshore.
To Hakodate ~ Shanghai ~ Boston.


Address 11, Omachi-cho, Hakodate-shi

7 minutes walk from the 「Suehiro-cho tram stop」

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Map of surrounding areas