Hakodate Orthodox Church, Hakodate

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The Holy Resurrection Church of Hakodate, or Hakodate Orthodox Church, is Japan’s oldest Russian-style Orthodox Church, featuring a modernized Byzantine exterior. Founded in 1859 by the Russian consulate and consecrated by the future St. Nicholas of Japan, the church stands as a testimony to Russo-Japanese political and trade ties during the 19th century. Built on Hachiman-zaka slope near Motomachi Park, the church offers a great view of Hakodate city. Locals nicknamed the church a “ding-dong temple” after the sound of its bells. You cannot enter when church services are in progress. Put Hakodate Orthodox Church and other Hakodate attractions into our Hakodate online travel planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The characteristics of the Russian Orthodox association architecture appear on the roof. There are also five bells, which vary depending on the place of visit. There were a lot of xylophone flowers in the garden.
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  • You can't enter the church at night, but you can enter the church grounds. The church was built as an annex to the Russian Consulate, and the current church was rebuilt in the Russian Byzantine style. It is designated as an important cultural property of the country. The church at night is lit up and very beautiful. Even if you don't put it inside, i think the Hakodate Christ's Orthodox Church at night is worth visiting.
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  • Not a big fan of churches.. So was not impressed but the surrounding area is tranquil and green... Still worth a visit if u have nowhere to go
  • A nice but small church located at high ground. Great views...
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