Tohbetsu Trappist Monastery

 Adress: 392 Mitsuishi, Hokuto-city, Hokkaido, 049-0283 Japan

Access to our Monastery

Train (JR Esashi-line from Hakodate):  Get the local line bound for Kikonai or Esashi, get off at Oshima Tobetsu (it takes about 50min.),
Walk from the station, turn right onto Route 228,
about 500m ahead you find a traffic light and a level crossing,
Cross the railway crossing, raise upward slope,
You find the road lined with Japanese cedar trees and the main bulding of Monastery.
( Your walking time is about 20 minuites.)

By Car from Hakodate: Take Highway 228 (Hakodate Moheji Road) from Hakodate-shindo,
At the end of the exit ramp of Hokuto Moheji, go along with the road until the T-junciton,
Turn right onto Route 228 (Direction of Kikonai).
Drive about 10 minuites you fined the railway crossing right.

- Chathoric Tohbetsu Church -
There are bautiful stained glass windows of Apostles made in France (mediaval glass).

Tobetsu church

- Shop of Monastery -

Shop of Monastery 修道院売店  The shop is in front of car park.
Open: 9:00 ~ 17:00 (April to October)
    8:30 ~ 16:30 (November to March)