- April 16th, 2016
3 Major Tourist Attractions That Clobe Looks Round in Hokkaido
3 Major Tourist Attractions That Globe Looks Round in Hokkaido
3 major tourist attractions that the globe looks round are in vast Hokkaido. Those are Soyamisaki Park in Wakkanai (稚内の宗谷岬公園), Cape Chikyu in Muroran (室蘭の地球岬) and Kaiyodai Hill in Nakashibetsu (中標津の開陽台展望台). The globe is hard to look round by phots and movies, but the horizon looks round if you see the views at locally. Please visit those on a sunny day. I think you will be really impressed.
In addition, each places are far away, and it might be a good idea to go on a “3 Major Tourist Attractions That Earth Looks Round” tour. You should compare which tourist attractions look most round. The Soya-misaki Park is about 500 km away from the Cape Chikyu, and the Kaiyodai Hill is about 400 km away from the Soya-misaki Park, and the Cape Chikyu is about 450 km away from the Kaiyodai Hill. Because there are a lot of tourist attractions along roads between each places, you can go around about for 1 week while enjoying onsen or tasty foods.
Cape Soya (宗谷岬) is a cape, the Japan mainland’s northernmost point, located in the northeastern part of Wakkanai city, the Japan’s northernmost city, and a lot of visitors come. In addition, the cape is one of 3 major tourist attractions that the globe looks round in Hokkaido together with Cape Chikyu (地球岬) and Kaiyoudai (開陽台). The Cape Soya is roughly divided into 2 places, one is the Cape Soya that the Japan mainland’s northernmost point is overcome by deep emotion on the flat, and another is Soyamisaki Park (宗谷岬公園) that Sakhalin Island (サハリン島), the Sea of Okhotsk and the Sea of Japan can be looked over on the hillside. Soya Channel (宗谷海峡) separates the Cape Soya from the Sakhalin Island, and the distance is around 40 km. The Cape Soya is connected Cape Nishi-notoromisaki (西能登呂岬) in the Sakhalin Island with a line, and the left side is the Sea of Japan, and the right side is the Sea of Okhotsk. The cape is one of 3 places that 2 seas can be viewed at the same time in Hokkaido together with Cape Esan (恵山岬) and cape Nosappu (納沙布岬), too. Read More
Atmosphere of Cape Soya Be Watched on Youtube
Cape Chikyu (地球岬) is a scenic spot in the southernmost tip of Etomo Peninsula (絵鞆半島) in Muroran city, and is one of 3 major tourist attractions that the globe looks round in Hokkaido together with Cape Soya (宗谷岬) and Kaiyoudai (開陽台), and is one of 3 major secret capes in Hokkaido together with Cape Ofuyu (雄冬岬) and Cape Ochiishi (落石岬), too. It got the first place in “100 Nature Selections in Hokkaido (北海道の自然100選 * Asahi Shimbun, 1985)” and “You Chose Hokkaido Beauty Spots (あなたが選ぶ北海道景勝地 * Hokkaido Postal Service, 1986)”. The first place attest the popular spot. More than 100,000 tourists come at present. Admmission free. A parking lot is free of charge. Read More
Cape Chikyu Can Be Watched on Youtube
Kaiyodai Hill (開陽台) is a hill in Nakashibetsu town is located in the northwestern direction of Nemuro city. A round observation deck is built on the hilltop at about 270 m above sea level, and is famous for looking over 330 degrees view along the horizon. I wondered why it was not 360 degree. On investigation, the horizon looks round in 330 degree. The other 30 degree may be the back side. Kaiyodai Ranch (開陽台牧場) with area of about 780 ha is built on the hill, too, and 1000 milk cows are put out to pasture. A walk with the total length of 2.6 km and Kaiyodai Ranch Fureai Park (開陽台牧場ふれあい広場) are built along the ranch, and a walking is available. Bell of Happiness (幸せの鐘) and Figures of Dairy Cow (乳牛の像) are built, too. By the way, the straight road “North 19 Line” in front of the Kaiyodai Hill is called Milk Road (ミルクロード) because most tank trucks for milk run on the road, and it is popular with motor tour riders. Read More
Atmosphere of Kaiyodai Hill Can Be Watched on Youtube
Refer to following websites for the accommodations around 3 places. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.
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.
Those Are Posts Often Read by Visitors!
Japanese Travel Agency
I refer Japanese travel agency to readers.
If you think about a travel to Hokkaido, I hope the following is useful for you.
Today's Special Articles
Today's special articles are below.
[Akan Mashu National Park] Original Hokkaido Landscape Can Be Enjoyed
Akan Mashu National Park (阿寒摩周国立公園) has Lake Kussharo (屈斜路湖), the largest caldera lake in Japan, Lake Mashu (摩周湖), the 6th largest caldera lake in the Japan, and Lake Akan (阿寒湖), the 7th largest caldera lake in the Japan, in the eastern part of Hokkaido, and the oldest national park in Hokkaido along with Daisestuzan National Park (大雪山国立公園) in the northern direction of Kushiro-Sitsugen National Park (釧路湿原国立公園), too.Read More
[Funkawan Lookout in Hokuto] Typical Scenery of Hokkaido Can Be Enjoyed
Kijihiki Highland (きじひき高原) is a highland on Mt. Kijihiki (木地挽山) of about 660 m elevation in Hokuto city located in the northern direction of Hakodate city, and is named after sliding down cutting logs. Opening hour of a gate on the way is from 08:30 to 16:30, so do not be left behind!Read More
[Toda Memorial Park Cemetery in Ishikari] One of Best Cherry Blossom Spots in Hokkaido Is Created by 8,000 Cherry Trees and Graves Formed in Orderly Lines
Toda Memorial Park Cemetery (戸田記念墓地公園) is a cemetery run by Soka Gakkai (創価学会) on a small hill of about 60 m altitude in Atsuta ward (厚田区), Ishikari city (石狩) located in the northeastern direction of Sapporo city. Mr. Seijo Toda (戸田城聖), the second-generation president of the Soka Gakkai, grew in the Atsuta.Read More