Okhotsk Area.  Driving Travel GuideHistory and Culture Course

History and Culture Course
    Distance Hours
01 ALeaving from Memanbetsu Airport    
    Approx. 16Km Approx. 20 minutes
02 BHokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples
Try on the traditional clothing of the Northern Peoples, including the Ainu, and check out the exhibitions.
  Approx. 30 minutes
    Approx. 4Km Approx. 10 minutes
03 CAbashiri Prison Museum
Abashiri Prison was founded in 1890. The museum, which maintains the building exactly as it was, is definitely worth checking out.
  Approx. 60 minutes
    Approx. 16Km Approx. 30 minutes
04 DNotoro Cape
You can enjoy this famous scenic view spot, which is used in movies and TV, throughout the year.
  Approx. 10 minutes
  *Take in the scenery of Lake Notoro as you drive. Approx. 44Km Approx. 55 minutes
05 ETokoro Ruins Forest
Located in one corner of the Historical Tokoro Remains are exhibits of the pit dwellings from thousands of years ago and excavated items.
  Approx. 60 minutes
    Approx. 9Km Approx. 15 minutes
06 FCafé Shaberitai
The 30 cm tall Drift ice soda is a popular item that looks great in pictures.
  Approx. 30 minutes
  *Enjoy the evening views of Lake Notoro that are different from those you saw on your way out. Approx. 33km Approx. 40 minutes
07 GIn Abashiri city    
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The points of this model course
We recommend the course where you can learn about the history and culture of Okhotsk in just half a day for those who is not satisfied the trip just only sightseeing eating and playing! This is a longer course, so we recommend that you arrive at Memanbetsu Airport in the morning. You can try out prison food in the actual cafeteria used at Abashiri Prison. As well as historical and cultural experiences, you'll also stop by the popular scenic spots and a cafe that is beloved by locals.

Leaving from Memanbetsu Airport

Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples

Abashiri Prison Museum

Notoro Cape

Tokoro Ruins Forest

Café Shaberitai

In Abashiri city

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