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Cape Kamui, Shakotan-cho

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Observe nature’s sculptures at their best from Cape Kamui a 100-200 m (328-656 ft) high coastal terrace spearheading into the ocean on Hokkaido’s Shakotan Peninsula. Strange vertical limestone formations springing from the azure sea reward hikers, after a 25-minute scenic walk on planks to reach the cape. The short, hilly trek through a maze of well-maintained trails, with many wooden observation decks, provides gorgeous scenery and excellent photo opportunities. You can also see the remnants of a World War II communication bunker tower en route. When you arrive, try dried scallops and other shellfish in the shop on the cape, which sits a 90-minute drive from Sapporo. Put Cape Kamui at the forefront of your travel plans using our Shakotan-cho trip itinerary planner .
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  • It seems to be a woman prohibition in old times, the scenery is good, but it walks considerably I should go with sneakers I gave up on the way I wanted to see the scenery ahead
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  • It is a little tight terrain for people with weak pushing hips. The person who pokes the cane thinks that courage to give up by the weather is also important! I think that even the elderly can take a leisurely stroll if it takes one hour round trip. Don't forget to drink when the sun is hard!!
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  • We went there during winter but it was closed due to strong wind. However, we got to visit around the beach which was also nice. Wind was so strong that we had to lean ourself against the wall while taking photos. Worth visiting.
  • A place worth visiting. Extremely strong wind so becareful of your belonging. Not recommended for really small dog.
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