Last 3 days Chitose Shikotsuko Hyoto Festival 2015

Last 3 days Chitose Shikotsuko Hyoto Festival 2015

Chitose Shikotsuko Hyoto(Ice) Festival will be closed on February 22. The color of ice made with water of Lake.Shikotsuko is more fantastic than ever. The festival is ending on this Sunday. Many visitors from Sapporo and other cities took some...
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Chitose & Shikotsuko Waving Ice Festival 2015

Chitose & Shikotsuko Waving Ice Festival 2015

There are many ice objects, small and huge, which are made with water from Lake Shikotsuko. They are shining with blue in the daytime and lighten up with several colors in the night. You may participate completely in a fantastic world....
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Drift Ice has come in Abashiri Port: Drift Ice watching on Aurora 2

Drift Ice has come in Abashiri Port: Drift Ice watching on Aurora 2

This is the fist day in this year when Drift Ice has come in Abashiri port on 19 January 2015. Drift Ice sightseeing boat, ‘Aurora 2’ will be operated from 20 Jan to 5 April. The most exciting winter activity, drift...
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Kokenodomon

Kokenodomon

Kokenodomon(苔の洞門) is located in the southward of Lake Shikotsu-ko. It has been familiar for people to come because of constructing a road from Lake Shikotsuko to Lake Doyako in 1960s. Koke means moss plant and Domon means tunnel, but no ceiling....
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Shiretoko Goko Lakes

Shiretoko Goko Lakes

Shiretoko Goko Lakes is one of the wildest and untouched lakes in Japan. Goko means five lakes, so Shiretoko Goko Lakes contains five lakes, which is located in Shiretoko National Park, which is designated World Natural heritage in 2005. Shiretoko Goko Lake....
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Frepe Waterfall in Shiretoko

Frepe Waterfall in Shiretoko

There is no river with this fall. Melting snow becomes water flowing underground from Shiretoko mountain range, which is flowing from cracks of 100 height cliff. It looks like tears, so that people call the fall 'Tears of young girl'.
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Spring Water from Mt.Yoteizan in Kyogoku, Kyogoku Meisui Plaza

Spring Water from Mt.Yoteizan in Kyogoku, Kyogoku Meisui Plaza

This is Fukidashi Koen/park in Kyogoku, Niseko area. Fukiashi means 'spout water'. 80 thousand tons of spring water is coming from the foot of Mt.Yoteizan every day. The water amount to supply water for 300 thousand people's domestic use.
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Autumn Leaves Coming to Taisetsuzan, Sounkyo, Asahikawa

Autumn Leaves Coming to Taisetsuzan, Sounkyo, Asahikawa

When it comes to the first autumn leaves, it is the Taisetsuzan range in Hokkaido. The highest mountain, Mt.Asahidake to Mt.Kurodake in Hokkaido, is the best sight for autumn leaves. From here, the autumn leaves go extending everywhere all over the Hokkaido da...
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Cape Puyuni

Cape Puyuni

Cape Puyuni, refering to a place of a hole in Ainu, is located the north-ward of Shiretoko Peninsula. Thi is in the area of The Shiretoko National Park and well known as the first place of the drift-ice comig.
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Shiretoko Pass(知床峠)

Shiretoko Pass(知床峠)

Route 334 is called Shiretoko connection road between Rausu and Utoro. Shiretoko Pass is located the middle of the road on the south-ward of Mt.Rausu-dake. Its height is 738 merters.
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Kamuiwakka Hot Spring Falls(カムイワッカ湯の滝)

Kamuiwakka Hot Spring Falls(カムイワッカ湯の滝)

Hot spring water comes from Mt.Shiretoko-Iwozan, an active volcano, flowing into the Kamui-wakka River, so that it is the hot spring river.
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Oronkoiwa Rock

Oronkoiwa Rock

This rock derives from the Oronko people who are indigenous people in the area long time ago. It is a huge rock, 60 meters height located near the Utoro harbor.
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