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Cape Kamui, Shakotan-cho
(4.7/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Observe nature’s sculptures at their best from Cape Kamui a 100-200 m (328-656 ft) high coastal terrace spearheading into the ocean on Hokkaido’s Shakotan Peninsula. Strange vertical limestone formations springing from the azure sea reward hikers, after a 25-minute scenic walk on planks to reach the cape. The short, hilly trek through a maze of well-maintained trails, with many wooden observation decks, provides gorgeous scenery and excellent photo opportunities. You can also see the remnants of a World War II communication bunker tower en route. When you arrive, try dried scallops and other shellfish in the shop on the cape, which sits a 90-minute drive from Sapporo. A visit to Cape Kamui represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Shakotan-cho travel itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Road linking this area until about 20 years ago, was supposed to be a dead end. Was unexplored, but now are crowded with large numbers of tourists. It is seems to be as the name suggests there is a God in such a beautiful place. It is recommended that explore the trails have been built, so take time to slowly.
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  • Product Shakotan Cape just did this time was the path up to the Inn so I stopped by. This is really beautiful!-quite a distance from the parking lot so little, the road is quite difficult to walk where so watch out. Trampling is strictly prohibited. (It was hard to the trampling of people addicted to the chain-link)
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  • Map and so close that takes 3 hours by car from Sapporo. 6-just want visitors to come to eat to be lifted July Shakotan. I think or look sunniest also ferries going off the high of the season. Was once a Mecca for young people in Sapporo dating recently very popular there.
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