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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Hokkaido
Abashiri
# 64   of 175 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 (52 votes)
Visited by: 122 users
 2  Prison Museum
Open air museum about the old prison.
User rating: 71/100 (55 votes)
Visited by: 169 users
 3  North. People Museum
About Ainu and other northern peoples.
User rating: 65/100 (21 votes)
Visited by: 65 users
Side trips from Abashiri
 1  Shiretoko
National park on an unspoiled peninsula.
User rating: 90/100 (98 votes)
Visited by: 245 users
 2  Akan National Park
National park with beautiful lakes.
User rating: 78/100 (128 votes)
Visited by: 369 users
 

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Ratings for Abashiri:
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User Rating (by 130 users):
66/100
  mildly interesting

Best rated destinations (out of 160):
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155.  Narita   66/100
156.  Abashiri   66/100
157.  Kawasaki   64/100
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62.  Amanohashidate   375
63.  Akan National Park   369
64.  Abashiri   365
65.  Kinugawa Onsen   362
66.  Kiso Valley   331
67.  Saitama   329
68.  Kamikochi   327

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