Sorrowful Tears of Young Girl Are Beautiful -Furepe Falls in Shiretoko Peninsula-
July 22nd, 2014
Furepe Falls (フレペの滝) in Shari town, Shiretoko Peninsula (知床半島) are famous waterfalls that groundwater have flew out from cracks of steep cliffs with about 100 m in height and those are called "Tears of Young Girl (乙女の涙)". Because the flowing waterfalls looks sad, it is called so. A scenery is very good and it is a sightseeing spot that Utorozaki Lighthouse (ウトロ崎灯台) and the Sea of Okhotsk (オホーツク海) look very beautiful.
There are the Furepe Falls and walking paths near a turning point for Rausu Pass (羅臼峠) and Shiretoko Goko Lakes (知床五湖). There is Shiretoko Nature Center (知床自然センター) in the site, a restroom and a restaurant are installed, and informations about bear are announced. When tourists walk the walking paths, the bears may appear frequently, and it is recommended that the tourists walk while clapping their hand not to run into the bears. The tourists walk the walking paths with about 1 km in total length and reach to an observatory. The observatory looks like a gazebo. Vitsitors can look at the Furepe Falls from there.
Atmosphere of Furepe Falls Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Admission fee||Free of charge|
|Parking lot||Free parking is provided (120 Cars)|
|Regular closing day||Open all year round|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||757 603 607*07|
Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Furepe Falls.
|Shiretoko Grand Hotel kitakobushi(知床グランドホテル 北こぶし)|
|Shiretoko Daiichi Hotel(知床第一ホテル)|
|Shiretoko Prince Kazenamiki(知床プリンスホテル 風なみ季)|
|Kokumin Shukusha Katurada(国民宿舎 桂田)|
|Hotel kifu Club Shireotko(ホテル季風クラブ 知床)|
|Minshyuku Ishiyama(知床の宿 民宿いしやま)|
|Shiretoko Noble Hotel(知床ノーブルホテル)|
|Minsyuku Shiretokoso(民宿 知床荘)||Only Tel:+81-152-24-2058|
|Onsen Minshuku Tanpopo(温泉民宿 たんぽぽ)|
|Shiretoko Iwaobetsu Youth Hostel(知床岩尾別ユースホステル)|
A page of Shiretoko National Park is here
Shiretoko National Park