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474 Miyagaoka, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 064-8505, Japan

Built in 1869, this nature-rich Shinto shrine honors 4 deities, including the Emperor Meiji.

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phone+81 11-611-0261
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outdoor
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free
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daytime
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traditional
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clockOpening hours

Mondays: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesdays: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesdays: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursdays: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Fridays: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturdays: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sundays: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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ajleeblog 2 weeks ago

Hokkaido Jingu, nestled in the serene Maruyama Park, is a spiritual haven in the heart of Sapporo. As Hokkaido's main Shinto shrine, it exudes a tranquil ambiance and rich cultural significance. The majestic torii gate marks the entrance, leading visitors to the main hall adorned with intricate carvings and vibrant vermilion hues. The surrounding forested landscape enhances the sacred atmosphere, creating a serene retreat from the bustling city. Hokkaido Jingu is not only a religious site but also a place of natural beauty, especially during cherry blossom season when the park blooms with delicate pink flowers. Whether seeking spiritual solace or appreciating architectural splendor, Hokkaido Jingu offers a harmonious blend of tradition, nature, and tranquility in the vibrant tapestry of Sapporo.

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Jo a month ago

We visited this shrine on a Saturday before we left Sapporo. It was beautiful! It's within a park area that is a short walk from a station so it's easy to get to. There's a few other things around so it might be worth a day trip there. On the walk up to the main shrine were smaller shrines along the path. There was a ¥10 bread (bread shaped like a big ¥10 coin, it unfortunately costs more haha!) shop and also some stalls further up towards the shrine selling food items, too. It's a bit shrine and also has charms/amulets and goshuin available. It's worth a visit and was beautiful in the snow.

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David Mueller 2 months ago

Worth the trek, especially in the snow. It is kind of magical. If you go to lots of shrines and temples, you may not find this one to be anything special, but it’s a good way to kill some time. They also have a good variety of food stalls (including ten-yen bread- for 500 yen).

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Eric Chin 2 months ago

Beautiful temple, surrounded by greenery, tree and a park. Free entrance. Beside temple got 2 coffee shop. Can Buy a coffee or tea and pantries. Very easy to access with subway.

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Nicholas Tan 2 months ago

The most popular shrine in Hokkaido. It was super crowded on the 3rd of January. There were so many people that the car park queue was 2km+ long! Everyone came here to pray for good luck and wishes for the new year, and same for me too! Definitely worth a quick visit for a short prayer and endless blessings 😃