Hakodate Christmas Fantasy launch illuminates city
Hakodate’s major winter event, 2021 Hakodate Christmas Fantasy, launched on December 1. Illumination also started up in areas spanning throughout Hakodate, wrapping the city in warm light.
In the western section of the city at the foot of Mount Hakodate, “Hakodate Illumination” commenced. A total of 160,000 LED lightbulbs adorn streetside trees along the four major streets of Nijukken-zaka, Hachiman-Zaka, Kaiko-Dori, and Motoizaka. A male company employee on vacation from Sapporo who was taking photographs at Hachiman-Zaka commented, “The colors are unified with a simple layout that is very beautiful.”
Hakodate Illumination lasts until February 28, 2022. The lights are on from sunset to 10:00 p.m.
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