January 13, 2017

Trappistine Convent in Hakodate, Japan

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  • When Christianity was spreading throughout Japan, eight nuns from France decided to strengthen the religion by founding the oldest and the very first convent in Japan in 1898 through the Trappistine Convent. It is a peaceful sanctuary of the nuns in Hakodate. Tourists are not allowed inside the convent but can freely roam outside to take photos of the public designated areas. There is also a gift shop where guests can avail of the products made by the nuns themselves. Roaming around the Trappistine Convent is free of charge. It is open from 8 am to 5 pm in summer, and from 8 am to 4:30 pm in winter.

    Admission: Free

    Address: 346 Kamiyunakawa-cho, Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan

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