Hokkaido: Hokkaido Jingu and Moiwa-san

After Nakajima Koen, we headed to Hokkaido Jingu, the shrine of Hokkaido.

Manhole

This is the beautiful Sapporo manhole cover.

Shrine 1

One of the buildings at the Hokkaido shrine.

Crow

A crow getting a drink of water at the shrine.

Komainu 1

A komainu at the shrine.

Komainu 2

The komainu’s partner.

Shimenawa

The shimenawa on the shrine gate.

Main building

This is the main building at the shrine.

Enma

Rirakkuma and Hebi Enma.

Statue

A statue of a Shinto Priest.

After seeing the shrine, we took the subway, then a streetcar, then a bus, then a ropeway, followed by a hike, to get to the peak of Moiwa-san.

Mascot

Here is me posing with the Moiwa-san mascot at the bottom of the mountain.

Ropeway

Passing the descending car on the ropeway.

Ainu

Ainu artifacts at the midway station.

Pretzels

Our delicious lunch of cream cheese soft pretzels.

Path

The mountain path.

View

The view from the top of the path.

Sunshine

The sun shining over the mountains.

Lovers Sanctuary

The lovers’ sanctuary.

Sapporo

The city of Sapporo.

Moth

There were many cute moths at the ropeway station.

That is all for today! I hope you enjoyed the pictures of Sapporo!

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Barb Lange
    Jul 08, 2013 @ 21:36:51

    Moiwa-san looks like an amazing place. The cable car ride looks really neat! The mountains are beautiful.

    Reply

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