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Wonderful vista of Japan's Russian-occupied islands

Connecting Utoro on the west coast and Rausu on the east coast of the Shiretoko peninsula, Hwy 334... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Leavenworth, Kansas
Amazing road!!

A must-go if you are driving in Eastern Hokkaido, especially if you enjoy driving. The roads are... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

A must-go if you are driving in Eastern Hokkaido, especially if you enjoy driving. The roads are amazing to drive on, and sometimes it's covered with fog. Be careful as there are a lot of twists and turns.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bertina1611
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Connecting Utoro on the west coast and Rausu on the east coast of the Shiretoko peninsula, Hwy 334 climbs the backbone of the peninsula through the mountains of the Shiretoko National Park and crosses the peninsular divide at the Shiretoko Pass. There is a parking...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JohnD209
Reviewed August 1, 2018

What can you say about the Shiretoko Pass that will do it justice. Wild, windy but wonderful. We drove over the pass in a blizzard. Snow blowing horizontal across the road, visibility almost non existant, but yet tremendous in a wild and wonderful way. A...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank william1942
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

The drive up to the Pass was foggy. The mountain covered with snow. At the observation point, it was very cold and windy. Unable to see good view of all the beautiful forests and mountains on this day..so check the weather if you are going...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank micheri88
Reviewed June 15, 2016

You will need a car to get access to Shiretoko Pass. The view on the drive up the winding roads up the mountain is really something to behold and breathtaking. And once you reach Shiretoko Pass, you get an awesome view of full mountain ranges...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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