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The name of Abashiri calls to mind first and foremost its prison, an institution where inmates were kept in atrocious conditions compounded by the searing cold of this area on the Sea of Okhotsk. After visiting the Prison Museum, don't miss the Okhotsk Ryuhyo Museum and the Museum of Northern Peoples for an altogether different ambience: they respectively provide an insight into the drift ice shelf – which forms here in winter – and the Ainu, one of the northern peoples. Abashiri is located on the edge of Shiretoko National Park, which is open to visitors all year round.

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  • Shiretoko National Park covers the northern half of this 65km-long peninsula shaped like a finger pointing toward the Sea of Okhotsk. Still virtually unspoilt, at its centre is a volcanic ridge culminating in Mt Rausu-dake (1 661m), with Mt Lo and Mt..

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  • Abashiri Kanko Hotel

    23 Yobito JPN - Abashiri

    Abashiri Kanko Hotel features indoor/outdoor hot-spring baths and a sauna with panoramic views of Lake Abashiri. Free Wi-Fi is available in the lobby and massage can be requested for an extra cost. A free shuttle is available from JR Abashiri Train S..

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