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Beautiful Cherry Blossom Tunnel - Sumiyoshi Shrine in Hakodate-

May 9th, 2015

Sumiyoshi Shrine (住三吉神社) is located in Sumiyoshi-cho, Hakodate city near Cape Tachimachi (立待岬) and has been reported that Sumiyoshi Shrine was founded in the Kamakura period. I think that Sumiyoshi(住三吉) Shrine is odd name, and Sumiyoshi(住三吉) Shrine merged Sumiyoshi(住吉) Shrine and Miyoshi(三吉) Shrine. The name of Sumiyoshi(住三吉) Shrine is a good combination. About 30 Yoshino Cherry Trees (ソメイヨシノ) are planted along an approach to the shrine with about 100 m in length, and cherry blossoms are in full bloom in a spring. It is like walking through the cherry blossom tunnel, and tourists will be very comfortable. The cherry blossoms are best viewed from late April to early May. Admission free. A parking lot and a restroom are not provided.

Entrance of Sumiyoshi Shrine
Cherry Blossom at Sumiyoshi Shrine
Cherry Blossoms on Way
Cherry Blossom at Sumiyoshi Shrine
Tunnel of Cherry Blossoms
Cherry Blossom at Sumiyoshi Shrine

When I read Tweets, Sumiyoshi Shrine Cherry Blossom seems to be popular.

Atmosphere of Sumiyoshi Shrine Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Sumiyoshi Shrine

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Parking lot is not provided
Business hour Open 24 hours
Regular closing day Open all year round
Telephone number +81-138-22-2608
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 951 296 490*30

Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Sumiyoshi Shrine.

Yachigashira Guest House(谷地頭ゲストハウス)    
Hakodate Guest House Apple(函館ゲストハウスApple)
Ikenohata Onsen Ryokan(池の端温泉旅館) Only Tel:+81-138-22-3877
Booking.com

A page of Hakodate is here

Hakodate

A page of Hokkaido Cherry Tree is here

Hokkaido Cherry Tree

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