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Address: Furuume, Abashiri-gun, Bihoro-cho 092-0022, Hokkaido
Description: It's on Highway 243 between Bihoro and Teshikaga. I visited the place by...
It's on Highway 243 between Bihoro and Teshikaga. I visited the place by taking Twinkle Bus tour (organised by JR Hokkaido).
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Make time to stop for a breathtaking view

Bihorotoge Lookout is a Roadstation one will pass by when driving from Lake Kussharo to Bihoro town along Highway 243. There is a roadstation stop here. One must make a point to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Singapore
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174 reviews 174 reviews
38 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Bihorotoge Lookout is a Roadstation one will pass by when driving from Lake Kussharo to Bihoro town along Highway 243. There is a roadstation stop here. One must make a point to climb up a little slope across the roadstation to catch a most picturesque view of Lake Kussharo and the surrounding. We passed by in the late afternoon and... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If you're lucky enough to go here on a nice day you are in for a great scenic view. I have been here many times and in every season. Best times to go are early morning and late afternoon if you want to take nice photos, but anytime is OK if the weather is nice. There is also a nice... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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134 reviews 134 reviews
23 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The Toge or "mountain pass" is a 30 minute drive from the town of Bihoro and 45 minutes from Memanbetsu airport. The view from the top of the cliff looking down on the Lake Kussharo or in Japanese "Kussaroko" (ko meaning lake) is breathtaking. The small island called "Nakashima" (Central Island) near the middle of the lake adds to the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
17 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

Best way to get here, aka Bihoro Pass, is by tour bus. We took the Twinkle Bus tour (bought tickets whilst getting our JR Hokkaido train passes - very convenient). During our 1st visit in Sep09, we joined the bus from Abashiri to Akan - JPY1000 for transport plus running commentary in Japanese of which we understood <5%. In our... More 

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