Experience Japanese History and Tradition in Esashi – HOKKAIDO LOVE!

The South Hokkaido town of Esashi was among the first places where Japanese immigrants started to live in Hokkaido. In this town, join a local guide in venturing around the fascinating Esashi Inishie Road, where you can appreciate reconstructed historical buildings and local shops. While in Esashi, don’t miss Hokkaido’s oldest Shinto shrine, which is believed to originate from before the Edo Period. Immerse yourself in mesmerizing Japanese customs firsthand at this very shrine by joining a traditional tea ceremony while wearing a beautifully patterned Japanese Kimono!

Ubagamidaijingu Shrine

99 Ubagamicho, Esashi, Hiyama-gun, Hokkaido