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Bihorotoge Lookout

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Address: Furuume, Abashiri-gun, Bihoro-cho 092-0022, Hokkaido
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Phone Number: +81 152750700
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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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Panoramic lookout not to be missed

3rd time here. Panoramic view of Kussharo-ko. Was a bit hazy so up to the Wakoto peninsula can be seen in the distance though less windy compared to our previous visits in Oct.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

3rd time here. Panoramic view of Kussharo-ko. Was a bit hazy so up to the Wakoto peninsula can be seen in the distance though less windy compared to our previous visits in Oct.

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 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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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 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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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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