Model courses

Historical tour course

Trace the remains of the dramatic history of
an international border town.

  1. WOW! 13 JR Wakkanai Station Approx. 2 km/7 min. by car (to Hyosetsu Gate)
  2. Wakkanai Park Time spent there:
    30min.
    • WOW! 23 Hyosetsu Gate and The 9 Maidens Monument
    • WOW! 20 Founding Centennial Tower
      Northern Memorial Museum
      Approx. 4 km/10 min. by car
  3. WOW! 15 Former Seto Family House Time spent there:
    30min.
    Approx. 1 km/3 min. by car
  4. WOW! 16 Wakkanai Karafuto Museum Time spent there:
    30min.
    Approx. 23 km/30 min. by car
  5. WOW! 07 Soya Park Time spent there:
    20min.
    Approx. 4.5 km/6 min. by car
  6. WOW! 08 Monument to Rinzo Mamiya’s Departure for Karafuto (now Sakhalin) Time spent there:
    10min.
    Approx. 3 km/3 min. by car
  7. Cape Soya Time spent there:
    10min.
    • WOW! 01 The Northernmost Point in Japan Monument Approx. 3 km/4 min. by car
  8. Cape Soya Park Time spent there:
    30min.
    • WOW! 02 Tower of Prayer, and the like

Time required: approx. 4 hours/ Distance covered: approx. 41 km

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