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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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  • Toyoko Inn Hokkaido Okhotsk Abashiri Ekimae

    Shin-machi 1-3-3 J - Abashiri

    Just a 1-minute walk from JR Abashiri Station, the Toyoko Inn Okhotsk offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. It provides chargeable massages, a launderette and free-use computers and a printer. Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a frid..

  • Hotel Sun Abashiri

    Shin-machi 2-3-8 J - Abashiri

    Just a 2-minute walk from JR Abashiri Train Station, Hotel Sun Abashiri offers simple accommodation with an en-suite bathroom and free Wi-Fi. A restaurant and traditional public bath are featured. The heated rooms at Sun Abashiri Hotel include a sat..

  • Auberge Kita No Dan Dan

    Oomagari 39-17 J - Abashiri

    Auberge Kita No Dan Dan offers spacious accommodations with free wired internet access and a public open-air hot-spring bath. Massages can be requested for an extra cost and you can relax by the stove in the shared lounge. JR Abashiri Train Station i..

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