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Great winter sunsets

My wife and I visited on a clear Winter day about 4:15. The viewing platform closes at 4:30 in the... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Leavenworth, Kansas
Panoramic views of Abashiri-ko and beyond

Tentozan is a small hill overlooking Abashiri town. was last there back in Oct 2006 when we're... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2016
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Has very good panaromic view of Abashiri. We came during winter season and had very clear view of mountains covered in snow, frozen lake and of course the signature drift ice in Abashiri. A must visit after the prison musuem, it's just a short 5min...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chloep555
Reviewed February 18, 2018

My wife and I visited on a clear Winter day about 4:15. The viewing platform closes at 4:30 in the winter. On clear days you get a great view on the Shiretoko mountain range to the east and the Abashiri Coast line.In February you can...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank JohnD209
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Good pano view of the various lakes on horizon, joining land and flowing out to sea. Note: this viewing platform is on the roof top of the Ryu-okhotsk (ice drift) museum.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 200genevievel
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Enjoy the excellent view of Abashiri and its surroundings. I can see the drift ice in the sea afar from here. it is located on top of the drift ice museum

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Diviva
Reviewed August 21, 2016

This is on the side of the Ryu-hyo museum. I would imaging before the museum was built this observatory must already be there, just in a different form. Good place to see the Tentozen scenery.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed July 23, 2016

I visited there in May 2012 (My second time to Abashiri). I walked there from my hotel (Near Lake Abashiri), along a small path, upward to the top of Tento (天都) Zen (山). IThe hill top itself has a museum, introducing city of Abashiri (On...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Tojo144
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Tentozan is a small hill overlooking Abashiri town. was last there back in Oct 2006 when we're heading to Utoro in the Shiretoko peninsula. From there looking eastward, the coastline is stretching all the way to Shiretoko, while on the other side Abashiri-ko and Notoro-ko...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank DLi_hk
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

You can see Shiretoko and one of the lakes of Abashiri clearly. I spent a long time looking out over the beautiful landscape.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Kelsey W
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