Trappistine Monasteries, Hakodate

3.3
Visit Japan's first Catholic convent at Trappistine Monasteries. Established in 1898, construction finished on the current building in 1927, culminating in a distinctly European architectural style, with both Gothic and Romanesque features. A number of information panels around the grounds detail the history of the site and the story of Catholicism in the country, though entrance to the building itself is not permitted. Eighty nuns live a self-sufficient life on the site, selling sweets to make a living, so pick up some of the sweet treats available, including Madeleines and butter candies. To visit Trappistine Monasteries and get the most from your holiday in Hakodate, create itinerary details personal to you using our Hakodate road trip planner .
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  • Our family came to this near the station, the scenery along the way is not good, to the monastery after the feeling of a sense of peace. It's beautiful, and there's delicious ice cream in the mouth. We stayed here for a long time before we called back.
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  • Unfortunately, the weather makes a small impression, but the hospital is quiet and clean. Fuse? Instead, I went shopping at the shop and went home.
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