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Rest Spot Spots in Kushiro / Akan / Nemuro / Kawayu / Kussharo Area

  • Roadside Station Shiretoko Rausu
    Travel / Tourism
    Hokkaido Menashigunrausuchou Honchou 361-1
    Directly in front of Shiretoko Rausu Rest Area is Nemuro Strait, and behind is Mt. Rausu, one of Japan’s top 100 mountains. The rest area is the closest rest area to Kunashiri Island of the Northern Territories and is so close you can see the island’s trees on a clear day. The rest house is located at the entrance to the Shiretoko-Odan Road on the Rausu side, on Route 335. It’s close to one of the best whale and bird watching points in Japan and from here you can check departure and latest information on the bulletin boards at the tourist information office. There are places to eat where you can try some fish from Rausu and of course you can purchase different kinds of sea related products too.
  • Roadside Station Swan 44 Nemuro
    33 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Hokkaido Nemuroshi Rakuyou 1
    A roadside station notable for its wall-to-wall glass windows located in Nemuro City. You can enjoy a sweeping view of the natural beauty of Lake Furen and Shunkunitai while eating blue king crab ramen, minced Pacific saury over rice, or other local Nemuro seafood specialties in the station's restaurant. Depending on the season, you can watch wild birds such as Japanese cranes and whooper swans. Binoculars can be borrowed for free in the information corner. In the local specialty products shop, there's a fresh fish area where you can buy fresh seafood.

    毎月第4の土曜日に限定スイーツ発売して20セットしかないためすぐ完売!毎月チーズケーキやらガトーショコラなどホールサイズで800円〜1000円 毎月ワクワクしなが買いに行ってます

  • Roadside Station Mashu Onsen
    123 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Hokkaido Kawakamigunteshikagachou Yunoshima 3-5-5
    This roadside station is located along National Route 241 in Yunoshima in Teshikaga-cho. It provides information about attractions in Teshikaga-cho, lodging, hot springs and transportation. There are also two computers that you can freely use. In addition, there is a gallery, pamphlet corner and rest corner, making it a place where tourists can relax. In the special product sales corner for Teshikaga, there are products rooted in the local community such as sweets made locally and works by local artists. There is also a simple alkaline foot bath on the premises, giving you a place to heal the wear from your travels.

    Clean and effificient and the same as all the other roadside service areas. Good coffee available plus usual souvenirs.

  • Roadside Station Shiranuka Koitoi
    Travel / Tourism
    Hokkaido Shiranukagunshiranukachou Shiranuka Town love affair 3-3-1
    This roadside station is in Shiranuka Town, Shiranuka County, Hokkaido. They sell shochu and umeshu made with local Shiranuka shiso leaf, as well as blueberry jam, dairy goods, and more. They also have limited original goods, and are a popular tourist draw as a shopping mall for local specialties. There are restaurants serving pork bowls, soft-serve ice cream and snacks, so it's a great meal spot as well.
  • Roadside Station Akan Tancho-no-Sato Crane's Terrace
    Travel / Tourism
    Hokkaido Kushiroshi Akanchoukamiakan 23sen 36
    Roadside station in Kushiro City, Hokkaido. The building is made from local larch wood and offers shopping, dining, camping, golf and more. Spend a day bathing in the Akai Beret hot spring, which is well known for its beauty benefits. It's a great location to visit surrounding tourist spots such as the Akan National Park and Kushiro-Shitsugen (Wetland) National Park.
  • Odaito
    Travel / Tourism
    5-27 Odaito, Betsukai-cho, Notsuke-gun, Hokkaido
  • Mashu Onsen
    Travel / Tourism
    3 Chome-5-5 Yunoshima, Teshikaga-cho, Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido

Hokkaido Main Areas


Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.

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