- May 15th, 2017
[Shukutsu Park Observation Deck in Muroran] Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge with Loop Road Is Nice View
Shukutsu Park is located in the western part of Muroran city, and is close to Road Station “Mitara Muroran (みたら室蘭)”, Muroran Aquarium (室蘭水族館) and Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge (白鳥大橋). A night view from an observatoion deck is one of good night view in Muroran. In the daytime, Pacific Ocean and the Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge can be viewed, too. The Shukutsu Park has a tennis court, a multipurpose ground and the observation deck, and a parking lot and restrooms are built at the observation deck.
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
Shukutsu Park Observation Deck
Shukutsu Park Observation Deck is built on a small hill at about 70 m above sea level, and the Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge and a factory of JX Nikko Nisseki Energy (JX日鉱日石エネルギー) with Mt. Murorandake (室蘭岳) as a backdrop can be viewed. In the daytime, the Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge with a loop lin and Daikoku Island in the Pacific Ocean can be enjoyed, too. It is said that the sunset across the sea is beautiful. The observation deck has the parking lot and the restrooms. Admission free. The parking lot is free of charge.
|Admission fee||Free of charge|
|Parking lot||Free parking lot is provided|
|Business hours||Open for 24 hours|
|Regular closing day||Open all year round|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||159 308 133*71|
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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