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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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  • Finally, we reached the northernmost point of Japan with a sense of satisfaction and happiness. We enjoyed the beautiful scenery despite the blustery icy wind blowing at 45 km/hr, almost blowing us of...  more »
  • From Wakkanai city car in about 30 minutes. Along the coastline there Admiralty Lookout and monument monuments & between the northernmost point on the hilltop Palace rinzo statue, provenance. Weather is fantastic Sakhalinskaya Oblast ' is about 40 km.
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  • Visited Cape soya in ten years. Cape sōya stands, watching the sea and stands at the northern tip of Japan had a strange feeling. I feel it surprises even after Japan map location you!! ️
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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