Hakodate Gokoku Jinjya Shrine(函館護国神社)

This place is written as [函館護国神社] in Japanese.

The Shrine was originally constructed in 1869 in order to worship soldiers died for Hakodate War. The existent building was built in 1942.

There are about 50 graves of soldiers of the Meiji Government. Looking up from the foot of the Gokoku Jinjya Slope, the red Torii is outstanding. Now, the shrine is very popular for locals as the god of marriage.


  • Take a tram to Houraicho(宝来町) and 8 min walk.