Rinzo Mamiya explored Karafuto twice and discovered the Mamiya Strait (Strait of Tartary).
Aged 29 at the time, Mamiya is said to have set out to explore from this point, 3 km west of Cape Soya.
The silhouette of Karafuto can sometimes be seen in the distance.
- Monument to Rinzo Mamiya’s Departure for Karafuto
- Approx. 40 min by car from JR Wakkanai Sta.
- at WOW! 01 at Cape Soya