In Hokuohirin, there is a statue to Kaneko Outei, a writer from Matsumae, who is called the father of modern poetry, and his students.
It is one of the largest groups of stone monuments in Japan, with as many as 120 monuments that faithfully reproduce the brush strokes.
68 Nishidate, Matsumae-cho, Matsumae-gun, Hokkaido
From the JR Hakodate station, by bus “Kaisoku Matsumae-go”, get off at “Matsushiro” bus stop and about 15 minutes on foot
+81-139-42-2726 (Matsumae Town Tourist Association)
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