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[Shukutsu Park Observation Deck in Muroran] Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge with Loop Road Is Nice View

Shukutsu Park

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.

Night View from Shukutsu Park Observation Deck (Source: Muroran City)
Shukutsu Park in Muroran
Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge from Shukutsu Park Observation Deck (Source: Muroran City)
Shukutsu Park in Muroran

Movie of Shukutsu Park Observation Deck

Movie of Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge Night View

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.

List of Means of Transportation

Highway buses run between the Muroran and the Sapporo or the New Chitose Airport. Refer to following the means of the transportation in the Muroran. As for car rental comparison websites, you can compare vehicle rental prices on Tabi-Plaza Rental Car Reservation (旅ぷらざレンタカー予約), Jalan Rental Car (じゃらんレンタカー) and Rakutem Travel Rental Car (楽天トラベルレンタカー).

Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Sapporo to Muroran
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Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Muroran to Sapporo
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Donan Bus(道南バス) From Sapporo to Muroran
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Donan Bus(道南バス) From Muroran to Sapporo
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Donan Bus(道南バス) From New Chitose Airport to Muroran
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Donan Bus(道南バス) From Muroran to New Chitose Airport
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Times Car Rental(タイムズカーレンタル) Their office is near the Higashi-muroran Station.
Toyota Rental Lease(トヨタレンタリース) Their offices are near the Higashi-muroran Station.
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Station Rent-a-car(駅レンタカー) Their office is near the Higashi-muroran Station.
World Net Rent-a-car(ワールドネットレンタカー) Their office is in Hinode-cho.
Nico Nico Rent-a-car(ニコニコレンタカー) Their offices are in Miyanomri-cho and Kotobuki-cho.

MURORAN

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

Itanki Beach
Itanki Beach

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.

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Observatoion Deck
Shukutsu Park Observation Deck in Muroran
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Shukutsu Park Observation Deck in Muroran
View from Observatoion Deck
Shukutsu Park Observation Deck in Muroran
Look of Observatoion Deck
Shukutsu Park Observation Deck in Muroran
Pacific Ocean
Shukutsu Park Observation Deck in Muroran
Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge and JX Nikko Nisseki Energy Can Be Seen
Shukutsu Park Observation Deck in Muroran
Parking Lot
Shukutsu Park Observation Deck in Muroran
Restrooms
Shukutsu Park Observation Deck in Muroran
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
Telephone number +81-143-25-3320
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 159 308 133*71

List of Activities

Star Marine KK and Donan Bus serve night view tours and a dolphin and whale watching tour. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Pacific White-sided Dolphin (Source: Muroran City)

Muroran

Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour

7 kinds of marine habitats such as Head Dolphin, Bottlenose Dolphin, Dells Porpoise, Minke, Killer Whale, Fur Seal can be watched from mid June to mid August. You can meet with about 1,000 dolphins if you are lucky. It is the pacific tour for two and a half hours. Star Marin KK (スターマリンKK) carry out the tours. A reservation is necessary for the embarkation.

Movie of Dolphin and Whale Watching


Star Marine KK(スターマリンKK)

Night View Cruising

Tourists can make a round trip of Muroran port for about 1 hour. Because the tourists can look over factory groups symbolizing muroran called "Iron Town" and Hakucho-Ohashi Bridge from sea, this tour is popular. An operating company change the sailing time depending on the time for sunset, and you should confirm it on the telephone beforehand. In addition, they should confirm it in total when there are not more than 5 people of embarkation because they do not seem to set sail. A reservation is necessary for the embarkation.

Movie of Night View Cruising


Star Marine KK(スターマリンKK)

Night View Bus Tour

Donan Bus(道南バス)
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List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Muroran. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Muroran Youth Hostel(室蘭ユースホステル)
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Hotel Muroran Hills(ホテル室蘭ヒルズ)
Muroran Prince Hotel(室蘭プリンスホテル)
2nd Muroran Prince Hotel Muroan View(第二プリンスホテル 室蘭ビュー)
Hotel Bayside Muroran(ホテル ベイサイド室蘭)
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Dormy Inn Higashimuroran(ドーミーイン東室蘭)
Hotel New Badget Muroran(ホテルニューバジェット室蘭)
Hotel Route Inn Higashimuroran-Ekimae(ホテル ルートイン東室蘭駅前)
Hotel Sun Route Muroran(ホテルサンルート室蘭)
Muroran Plaza Hotel(室蘭プラザホテル)
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Muroran Green Hotel(室蘭グリーンホテル)
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Hotel Million(ホテルミリオン)
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Business Hotel New Marushin(ビジネスホテル ニューまるしん)
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Jalan
Ryokan Hokkai(旅館 北海)
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Komichi(こみち)
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Jalan
Kanemasa Ryokan(金政旅館)
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Rakuten
Ryokan Hinode(旅館日の出)
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Jalan
Rakuten
Hotel Route Inn Grand Muroran(ホテルルートインGrand室蘭)
Hotel Sepias Kadan(ホテルセピアス花壇)
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Jalan
Rakuten
Danpara Park(だんパラ公園)
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Jalan
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Booking.com

A page of Muroran is here

Muroran

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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