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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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  • But to get from Sapporo can be tedious (5 hours by train without any type of service on board, so I recommend stock up on drinks and food before boarding the train), the idea of a population that is 40 km from Russia visit is very interesting. I recommend to visit the Cape Misaki, (Bus from the station to Wakkanai JPY 2500.- roundtrip) there sights you can see and if the day is cute even further the Russian coast one can see it.
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  • Without a place to see sightseeing see Cape soya anywhere in the car from the parking lot so windy day or the weather is bad, you can. I think is just low temperatures even in summer time there are long and thick long-sleeved
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  • Cape soya is think bike ride if you want to go again! Became a place to go every year when you first ran the Hokkaido from... also remember the excitement... the northernmost area. Many "Northern" has been on Billboard is northernmost certificate "northernmost petrol" here and enjoy the exquisite Shell key ring! Tacochab where I stay "Northern Inn" here is pretty delicious! Dining room if you Bowl top market here is quite large and cheap but delicious! And hey! Next year is "Let's aim at Cape sōya in any course or alone... even in winter, plan them fun Cape soya.
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  • Well, this is the most northern part of japan. Being here makes my day. U can jump in bus no 2 in infront of JR terminal of wakkanoi. One way ¥1250. Make sure u take note of the timing of the return bus as well as the bus is in approx. 2 hrs interval. It is very cold and windy at the cape. During good weather, u can see Russia island from the cape.
  • 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.)
  • a bit hazy so difficult to see russia clearly, but still worth a visit
  • Northernmost point of Hokkaido. We've been there during spring, but the place offers different and beautiful landscapes in the other seasons.
  • Northern most point of Japan, great views and you can even see Russia