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Bihorotoge Lookout

Furuume, Bihoro-cho, Abashiri-gun, Hokkaido 092-0022, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Bihoro-cho
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
Description: 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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Tokyo, Japan
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103 reviews 103 reviews
15 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
8 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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