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Abashiri
# 64   of 170 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 (50 votes)
Visited by: 120 users
 2  Prison Museum
Open air museum about the old prison.
User rating: 71/100 (53 votes)
Visited by: 165 users
 3  North. People Museum
About Ainu and other northern peoples.
User rating: 66/100 (20 votes)
Visited by: 64 users
Side trips from Abashiri
 1  Shiretoko
National park on an unspoiled peninsula.
User rating: 89/100 (99 votes)
Visited by: 238 users
 2  Akan National Park
National park with beautiful lakes.
User rating: 78/100 (125 votes)
Visited by: 360 users
 

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User Rating (by 124 users):
66/100
  mildly interesting

Best rated destinations (out of 160):
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151.  Kushiro Marshlands   68/100
152.  Koka   67/100
153.  Saitama   66/100
154.  Abashiri   66/100
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59.  Miyazaki   379
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63.  Akan National Park   360
64.  Abashiri   356
65.  Kinugawa Onsen   353
66.  Kamikochi   318
67.  Kiso Valley   317
68.  Hagi   307

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