- May 15th, 2017
[Hakucho-Ohashi Observation Deck in Muroran] Hakucho Bridge Is Very Impressive
Hakucho-Ohashi Observation Deck
Hakucho-Ohashi Observation Deck (白鳥大橋展望台) is a lookout under Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge, a symbol of Muroran city, in the western part of the Muroran city, and is one of best night view spots in the Muroran. It is the nearest the Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge in the night view spots of Muroran, and Muroran Port can be viewed in the daytime, too. A lot of visitors come to see the night view, But, please be careful because I was hard to find this place when I went for the first time in the evening. There is a parking lot under the bridge. Admission free. The parking lot is free of charge. A restroom is near the parking lot.
Express Muroran-go (高速むろらん号), an express bus, runs between Sapporo and the Muroran, and Express Hayabusa (高速はやぶさ号), an express bus, runs between New Chitose Airport and the Muroran. Besides, Rent-a-car can be rented around Higashi-muroran Station.
Muroran (室蘭) that 90,000 people live is the 11th largest city in Hokkaido and is located in the central Hokkaido and is facing the Pacific ocean. Muroran has a relatively calm climate, it is cold with temperatures 20 degrees in a summer, it is warm with temperatures -2 degrees in a winter. Muroran is called Iron Town and developed as a port town of heavy and chemical industries. It is famous that there are factories of Nippon Steel Sumikin (新日鉄住金) and Japan Steel Works (日本製鋼所), As for Kanamoto (カナモト * the TSE First Section presentation) and Narasaki Industry (ナラサキ産業 * the TSE Second Section presentation), Muroran is an establishment of a business place. Therefore Muroran is a few town that vistors can unusually see a scenery of the factories in Hokkaido. Muroran Night View is popular, too. Read More
Look of Hakucho-Ohashi Observation Deck
A observation deck is built on a small hill with an altitude of about 25 m. It takes about 5 minitue from the parking lot to here on foot. The visitors can view whole Muroran Port, and can get a close look at the Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge and a loop road. the bridge that I looked at from here was very amazing. Views are good in the daytime, too. Some benches are built at the observation deck, and the visitors can take a break.
Muroan Night View Can Be Watched on Youtube.
|Admission fee||Free of charge|
|Parking lot||Free parking lot is provided|
|Business hours||Open 24 hours|
|Regular closing day||Open all year round|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||159 339 163*12|
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Muroran. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.
A page of Muroran is here
By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.
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