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Abashiri
# 65   of 178 destinations
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Abashiri (ԑ) is a city of 40,000 people on the eastern coast of Hokkaido, not far from Shiretoko and Akan national parks. The city's main tourist attractions are its prison museum and the drift ice, which can be observed in the Okhotsk Sea during winter.

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Attractions
Central Abashiri
 1  Ryuhyo (Drift Ice)
In the Okhotsk Sea during winter.
User rating: 87/100 (53 votes)
Visited by: 124 users
 2  Prison Museum
Open air museum about the old prison.
User rating: 71/100 (56 votes)
Visited by: 171 users
 3  North. People Museum
About Ainu and other northern peoples.
User rating: 66/100 (23 votes)
Visited by: 67 users
Side trips from Abashiri
 1  Shiretoko
National park on an unspoiled peninsula.
User rating: 90/100 (100 votes)
Visited by: 249 users
 2  Akan National Park
National park with beautiful lakes.
User rating: 78/100 (129 votes)
Visited by: 377 users
 

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User Rating (by 132 users):
66/100
  mildly interesting

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156.  Saitama   66/100
157.  Abashiri   66/100
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66.  Saitama   367
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68.  Kawasaki   341
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