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This church is side by side with Catholic curch, so dont miss it. A small church with history on... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Yanti R
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We briefly visited the beautiful church which is open to the public.

The site of the Orthodox Church of Hakodate is where the Russian Consulate was established in 1860... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

This church is side by side with Catholic curch, so dont miss it. A small church with history on the hills Inside you can buy candle, to support the building maintenance

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yanti R
Reviewed October 26, 2018

The site of the Orthodox Church of Hakodate is where the Russian Consulate was established in 1860 after the port of Hakodate was opened and before the Meiji Restoration. The first church was constructed on site in the same year. I understand that the church...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Of all the churches in Hakodate’s Motomachi historical district, I enjoyed this the best because the interior was extremely interesting (I haven’t been in many orthodox churches) and the gardens surrounding the church were immaculately kept. It did not look like a tourist attraction at...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

This church as well as other old buildings in this part of Hakodate is worth including along with other buildings in the area.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

The priest was very friendly and chatty - in English! He gifted us with a candle. A quick stop for us while touring the neighborhood.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Geoviki
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This is one pretty church with a beautiful surrounding. It's your traditional orthodox church set on the hill that overlooks the harbor. A great place for worship.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

If you haven't seen an Orthodox Church, then go. There are four churches/temples on the corner. 1) Orthodox 2) Catholic 3) Episocpal and 4) Hibachi Honganji Temple - oldest reinforced concrete temple in Japan, 1915. The roof support is 160 ft long was constructed in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

If you visit Hakodate you must visit this church. Not only is it a rare building built in 1916 by the Russian Consulate, it is located near churches and temples and shrines of many other religions. This is a rare opportunity to see at first...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

The church is set in a lovely area with bonsai trees and spacious land. Do take off your shoes to go inside to peek at the lovely little sanctuary. It's really pretty and ornate!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank rayean88
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Nice small church with nice interior. Worth going to visit. Interesting exterior and nice small park on the outside.

Date of experience: December 2017
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