- May 15th, 2017
[Sokuryozan Observatoion Deck in Muroran] Beautiful Night View and Whole of Muroran Can Be Viewed
Mt. Sokuryozan (測量山) is a mountain with an altitude of about 200 m in the western part of Muroran city, and is close to Muroran Station and Masuichi Lookout (マスイチ展望台). Television transmission towers and observation decks are built around the mountaintop, and it is well-known for seeing beautiful views such as Muroran Port and Muroan. The mountain was named after survey (Sokuryo means the survey in Japanese, and Zan means a mountain in the Japanese) because Mr. A.G.Warfield went up the mountain to survey a road. In the evening, the television transmission towers are lit up, and a sea of clouds can be seen in June. Drive safe because a road to the mountaintop is narrow.
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
Sokuryozan Observatoion Deck
Sokuryozan Observatoion Deck is divided into 2 observation decks roughly, and is surrounded by the television transmission towers, but 360-degree view can be enjoyed. In the evening, the night view can be seen from the tower-shaped observation deck. In addition, views can be enjoyed on the observation decks in the daytime. By the way, visitors must go up considerably dark steps in the evening. Because your step is dark, please watch your step. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge.
Muroran Night View Can Be Watched on Youtube
|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||159 250 342*61|
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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