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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Hokkaido
Abashiri
# 66   of 179 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: 88/100 (57 votes)
Visited by: 130 users
 2  Prison Museum
Open air museum about the old prison.
User rating: 72/100 (61 votes)
Visited by: 177 users
 3  North. People Museum
About Ainu and other northern peoples.
User rating: 66/100 (24 votes)
Visited by: 69 users
Side trips from Abashiri
 1  Shiretoko
National park on an unspoiled peninsula.
User rating: 90/100 (104 votes)
Visited by: 260 users
 2  Akan National Park
National park with beautiful lakes.
User rating: 79/100 (134 votes)
Visited by: 391 users
 

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User Rating (by 136 users):
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Best rated destinations (out of 166):
155.  Akita   70/100
156.  Fukui   69/100
157.  Kitakyushu   68/100
158.  Fukushima   67/100
159.  Saitama   67/100
160.  Abashiri   67/100
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61.  Akita   408
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63.  Amanohashidate   401
64.  Kinugawa Onsen   393
65.  Akan National Park   391
66.  Abashiri   385
67.  Kawasaki   365
68.  Kamikochi   358
69.  Kiso Valley   351
70.  Hiraizumi   333

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