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Good for morning jog.

You can walk here from the JR Wakkanai Stations, climb up the stairs and look at the harbour and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
Breakwater Dome

This is great to see but you would only spend 10 minutes here. It is an engineering marvel to stop... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2019
Janet S
Brisbane, Australia
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3 weeks ago
“Good for morning jog.”
Jul 13, 2019
“Breakwater Dome”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Besides it's monumental structure and the purpose for it's construction, there's nothing much to see. The side view seen in most photos is the best view it has. No literature or any supporting infographics is present on site.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can walk here from the JR Wakkanai Stations, climb up the stairs and look at the harbour and the surrounding port. Perfect spot for early morning walk.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KEECHOI0803
Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

It is a quite remarkable architecture in far north. I really did not imagine to find this kind of architecture designed by a bureaucrat. I should think that he got lot of freedom in this far end place of Japan without distractions. Not sure its...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NYLON_nomad
Reviewed July 13, 2019

This is great to see but you would only spend 10 minutes here. It is an engineering marvel to stop the heavy tides from breaking onto the shore.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Janet S
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Worth 10 mins of your time nothing more. Really scraping the barrel to make this look a worthwhile thing to do in Wakkanai.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bomoh
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

I came at night, found this port because its located near Ana Crown Hotel while I was back to Hotel from snacking time

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ayu_suta
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Quite worth checking out if you have a bit of time in Wakkanai. It's basically on the outer edge of the inner center and thus easy to walk to from most hotels.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mbaas
Reviewed September 10, 2017

The breakwater dome is a few minutes walk in a easterly direction from the main train and bus station in Wakkanai. It is an impressive architectural structure, which is over 400 meters long and 13 meters high. It was built in the 1930's and a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Short walk from our hotel is this breakwater dome. It is structurally interesting. Views surrounding the area was beautiful. There was an open field in front of it that can be used for exercising or a stroll.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Simplyko
Reviewed May 12, 2017

My friend said, there is a matsuri (festival) that held at this place. it better to drive around wakkanai city and visit this place.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank noviabopi
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