Hakodate Orthodox Church, Hakodate

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Church · Religious Site
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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  • Beautiful architecture built in 1860, this is accessible from the Daikan Zaka slope. This church was originally built as a chapel attached to the first Russian Consulate. The original church was...  more »
  • A short visit will do. The exterior is nothing special. I was unable to enter thus can't comment much.  more »
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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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