5 Sights in Abashiri, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Abashiri, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Abashiri, Japan.

1. Abashiri City Historical Museum

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Abashiri City Folk Museum opened as Kitami Kyōdo Yakata (北見郷土舘) in Abashiri, Hokkaidō, Japan in 1936, making it one of the oldest museums on the island. When the museum opened, the collection comprised some three-thousand archaeological and ethnographic objects collected by Yonemura Yoshio (米村喜男), including items from the Moyoro Shell Mound . In 1948, the museum was transferred to the city. A new building was added in 1961 to celebrate 25 years from the original opening. Both the main building and the new building were designed by architect Tanoue Yoshiya, a pupil of Frank Lloyd Wright, and mark the transitions in his style. They are national Registered Tangible Cultural Properties.

Wikipedia: Abashiri City Folk Museum (EN)

2. Moyoro Shell Mound

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Moyoro Shell Mound

Mojoro Kaizuka is a representative site of Okhotsk culture, which is located in the north 1-jo (north) section of Abashiri City, Hokkaido and 2-chome, north 3-jo (north) section of 2-chome, Abashiri City, Hokkaido. It is located on the left bank of the Abashiri-gawa River near the Okhotsk Sea. It is designated as a national historic site (the name is the closest shell mound). The name of Hongai-zuka was named by Kio YEMURA in 1918 because the Ainu people at that time called it Mojoro Kotan. In the Ainu word, it means 'Irie no uchi or place.'

Wikipedia: モヨロ貝塚 (JA)

3. light station of Cape Notoro

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The Notoromisaki Lighthouse is a octagonal Western -style black white light stand standing at Cape Noh, which protrudes into the Sea of Okhotsk in Misaki, Abashiri, Hokkaido. The octagonal appearance is said to have been influenced by the Edo Treaty lighthouse designed by French engineer Leon Verny.

Wikipedia: 能取岬灯台 (JA)

4. Abashiri Municipal Museum of Art

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Abashiri City Museum of Art is a registered museum that opened in Abashiri, Hokkaidō, Japan in 1972, as the second art museum, and the first such to be purpose-built, on the island. The collection relates to artists of the Okhotsk region and temporary exhibitions are also held.

Wikipedia: Abashiri City Museum of Art (EN), Website

5. 卯原内交通公園

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卯原内交通公園 Nisanyongo / Attribution

Ubaranai Station (Ubaranai Station) is a station (abandoned) on the Japan National Railways (JNR) Yuami Line, which was once located in Ubara, Abashiri City, Hokkaido (Abashiri Branch Office). The telegram abbreviation is Uy. The administrative code is ▲122413.

Wikipedia: 卯原内駅 (JA)


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