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Soya Misaki, Wakkanai

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Head to Soya Misaki, thought of as the northernmost point in the country. While a small uninhabited island offshore truly represents the northernmost point of Japan, the cape has historically claimed the title, and includes a memorial celebrating it. A number of other memorials highlight this coastal stretch, made in memory of different tragedies in the region, including the shooting down of a Korean Air flight in 1983, and the sinking of the USS Wahoo in October 1943. A visit to Soya Misaki represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Wakkanai itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Latitude 45 degrees 31 minutes 22 seconds. I want to "farthest shore of the North". I think that if you travel like everyone's dreams. So did I. Is surrounded by sea, forward 3, right behind the Park. Wind blowing through the northern breakwater dome are not, line of sight is wide open, inviting, but when folded felt chilly. 1-symbol is a monument to Japan's northernmost land. Originally erected in 1961. Moved 10 m North by shoreline landfill in 1988, due to a near maintenance is a thing. Most tourists arrive at the Cape soya, and seem aimed at here first. (Enters other people in the photo) is hard to take photos. I thought also of later time set in the vicinity of the monument to Japan's northernmost land slowly spend time watching other points before I visited on the tour, but one way. On the right (turns away a bit), the toilet, which has a souvenir shop "kashiwaya" (blue building). "Kashiwaya" can be purchased, Wakkanai Tourist Association issued "Japan's northernmost arrival certificate. 1 set (and one mini envelope), 100 yen. Stamped with the time and date visits. Is being bought?. Exhibited genuine washed ashore at Cape soya in the back of the shop, ice sea ice Museum (free). In the end, Cape soya; Not exactly, in northernmost Japan territory. At the northern end of the territory of Japan is iturup Island koritsky (located under the effective control of Russia) which is located at 45 degrees 33 minutes 28 seconds. And is under the effective control of Japan's northernmost will Benten Island (uninhabited) located north of Cape sōya latitude 45 degrees 31 minutes 35 seconds. We say Cape soya, and mainland northernmost may be accurate.
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  • It is a feeling and make a good monument to Japan's northern most point, came at the end, they satisfy symbol. Souvenir shops near the hotel issued at 100 yen reached certificate.
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  • 宗谷岬位於日本的最北端,來北海道道北一定要來朝聖的地方,附近的和平紀念碑,紀念著1983年被蘇聯擊落的大韓航空007號班機。美國政府因此事件,宣布開放部分的全球定位系統功能給民間使用。 
  • I came here during my motorcycle trip around Japan, reaching the northern tip of Cape Soya. It is an accomplish when you get here. I came here during the autumn but, because its the northern tip, it was actually quite cold up here. You can drink some warm soup at a small local restaurant next to the tip, which is quite relieving. Its also cool because many other bikers from around Japan also strive to reach this point, so may be able to make some new people here (I made some biker friends from Hiroshima and Osaka when I came here.)
  • Nice view of the ocean, great place to chill and relax at the park atop the hill.
  • Very nice place go to. Go up the hill there is a lost of history to see and two good places to eat at. And the most northern Shrine in Japan.
  • Nice
  • 令人神馳萬里的最北端
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