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Rest Spot Spots in Otaru / Kiroro / Shakotan Area

  • Road Station Space Apple Yoichi
    Travel / Tourism
    Hokkaido Yoichigunyoichichou Kurokawachou 6-4-1
    A roadside station in Yoichi Town where you can experience the wonders of space. The Yoichi Space Museum Space Dome is located on the grounds of the station. The museum presents the achievements of Japan's first astronaut, Mamoru Mohri. In the dome theater, you can see videos taken by NASA. There's also a digital planetarium and museum shop selling over 10 varieties of space food. You can also find gelato and other foods made with apples, a local specialty product.
  • Otaru Port Marina (Marine Wave Otaru Co., Ltd.)
    Travel / Tourism
    Hokkaido Otarushi Chikkou 5-7
    Located at Otaru Port in Otaru City, Hokkaido, this year-round marina provides city residents and tourists alike with a relaxed experience of the sea. There are rental boats and yachts available for people to enjoy at their leisure. The shop sells general goods, oil for outboard motors, and original wear. There is also a cafe where you can enjoy coffee and cakes while taking in a view of the marina. Their hour long Madoiwa Cruise goes along the coast taking in the scenery of spots like Madoiwa and Blue Cave.
  • Otaru Uminoeki
    Travel / Tourism
    Hokkaido Otaru-shi Chikko 5-ban 7-go
  • Akaigawa
    45 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akaigawa, Yoichi District, Hokkaido

    I visited Akaigawa service station when I was on my way to Yoichi. The station itself is a very special triangle building. You can definitely recognize it when you see it. It's not big, but it can...

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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