Suitengu Shrine, Otaru(水天宮)

This place is written as [水天宮] in Japanese.

Suitengu was originally built in 1859. The present building was built in 1919, which is connected with three buildings called ‘Honden=main building’, ‘Chuden=middle building’ and ‘Haiden=front building’. It is said Gongen zukuri like this building. The hill of Suitengu has the very nice view, so that you can see the view of Otaru port. This is the very beautiful shrine in Otaru city and designated as a historical building by Otaru city in 1994.


20 minutes walking from JR Otaru station

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