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10 Things to Do in Sunagawa City

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10 Things to Do in Sunagawa City Sunagawa ( 砂川市 ) is a city in the Sorachi Subprefecture of Hokkaido, Japan . The name of the city is derived from the Ainu words `` Ota , Ushi , Nai '' (sand beach, shore, river) which was transliterated into 砂 ( suna ) – sand and 川 ( kawa/gawa ) - river. For those planning to visit the city of Sunagawa to check what it has to offer, here are the 10 Things to Do in Sunagawa : Sunagawa City manhole covers 1. Take a picture of the manhole covers of Sunagawa City . So far, I have seen 2 unique manhole covers. They are commonly seen around town. However, the colored version is installed near Sunagawa City Hall. Sunagawa Shrine 2. Visit the  Sunagawa Shrine  ( 砂川神社 ). It’s the main shrine of Sunagawa City. You can pay your respects and offer prayers here any time of the day. Don’t forget to avail of the shrine’s goshuin if you are collecting them. Sunagawa Highway Oasis 3. Stop by  Sunagawa Highway Oasis  ( 砂川ハイウェイオアシス ) when you’re driving along

Sunagawa Shrine - Hokkaido

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Sunagawa Shrine ( 砂川神社 ) is the main shrine of Sunagawa City. It is located at 4 chome-3-12 Higashi 5 Jominami, Sunagawa City in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Sunagawa Shrine Sunagawa Shrine details Sunagawa Shrine holds a rich history that dates back to the late 19th century. Situated at 161 Minamihoncho, Sunagawa-cho, this sacred site has been a significant part of the local community for over a century. Sunagawa Shrine - Sunagawa City, Hokkaido Prefecture The shrine was originally established in 1889 by Shozo Ito and a group of individuals. They chose a high hill in Sunagawa, where they built a wooden sign and enshrined Miyoshi Shrine. The following year, the residents proposed to make the Daijingu shrine their tutelary deity, and in 1897, it became known as Daijingu Yohaisho. Afterward, in 1900, Benzui Haruta and Seiichi Yamaguchi, among others, applied to establish a new shrine, and it was then named  Nae Shrine  in the following year. Sunagawa Shrine main torii In 1939, the shr

Hokkaido Kodomo no Kuni Park - Hokkaido

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Hokkaido Kodomo no Kuni Park  or Hokkaido Children's Country ( 北海道子どもの国 ) is a vast children's entertainment center with both indoor & outdoor play structures. It is located at 401-1 Hokko, Sunagawa City in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Hokkaido Kodomo no Kuni Park Hokkaido Kodomo no Kuni details Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Hokkaido, lies a haven for children and nature enthusiasts alike - Hokkaido Kodomo no Kuni Park . Established in 1976, this expansive 232.5-hectare park was designed to inspire dreams and foster hope in the hearts of young visitors while immersing them in the wonders of the natural world. Hokkaido Kodomo no Kuni Park - Sunagawa City, Hokkaido Prefecture As you step foot into this enchanting park, you will be greeted by a captivating display of 255 species of trees and wild grasses, creating a vibrant tapestry of colors throughout the seasons. Wander along the winding pathways and lose yourself in the beauty of nature as you encounter t

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