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The area surrounding Asahikawa, Wakkanai and Furano(Northern Hokkaido)

The area surrounding Asahikawa, Wakkanai and Furano

Explore popular tourist attractions in the northernmost area of Japan.

Northern Hokkaido has a number of major tourist attractions including the Asahiyama Zoo, Sea of Clouds Terrace in Tomamu, Furano, and Biei. Plus, Hokkaido's northern point, Cape Soya and Japan's northernmost offshore islands of Rishiri Island and Rebun Island are also places not to be missed. In addition, the town of Mashike situated along the Sea of Japan has a historical townscape that represents its glorious past of Pacific herring fishing.