Far East Hokkaido Scenic Byway Route 2

納沙布岬 のさっぷみさき

 

最果ての地、納沙布岬は日本で一番早く朝日が昇る場所。晴れていれば北方領土の歯舞群島が目と鼻の先に見え、周辺施設の北方館では「北方領土視察証明書」がもらえます。また、1872年7月に設置された納沙布岬灯台は北海道最古の灯台とされ、「日本の灯台50選」にも選ばれています(ルート内では他にも花咲灯台、落石岬灯台が選ばれています)。

 

⏱30分~1時間30分

 

 

Nosappu Cape

Nosappu Cape is the easternmost cape and it’s known as the place to see the earliest sunrise in Japan. If it is sunny, you will be able to see Habomai Island group of Northern territories in front of you. And you can get “Inspection certificate of Northern territories” in Hoppou-kan near this cape. Nosappu cape lighthouse is the oldest in Hokkaido that installed in 1872 and it’s selected as one of top 50 lighthouse in Japan. In this route, also Ochiishi lighthouse and Hanasaki lighthouse are selected.

 

Time required: 30min-1h30min

日本本土最東端の納沙布岬はもちろんのこと、
絶景、野鳥、花、そして最東端の駅をはじめとする
「はしっこ探し」など、最果ての魅力満載の根室半島を巡る

 

Route 2

Around the farthest land

 

To go around the farthest land, Nemuro Peninsula has lot of charm points including Nosappu cape in the easternmost point of Japan, the beautiful view, birds, flowers and the easternmost station.

 

Route

Nemuro Station → Konpira ShrineHoppou Wild Flower Garden →  Wonnemotochashi Ruins → Nosappu Cape → Higashi-Nemuro Station Hanasaki Cape Ochiishi CapeFureshima Roadside Station “Swan44 Nemuro” Shunnkunitai Nemuro Station

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Mileage: 120km Travel Time: 2h30min

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Best Seasonsummer (to blooming, bird-watching and cool climate)


春国岱 しゅんくにたい

 

風蓮湖と根室湾を区切るようにのびる、長さ約8km、幅約1.3kmの砂州、ラムサール条約湿地の春国岱は国内有数の野鳥の楽園として知られ、数千年前の手つかずの自然が現存していることから「奇跡の島」とも呼ばれています。エゾシカやキタキツネといった野生動物も見られるほか、夕暮れの美しさには心を奪われます。

 

⏱15分~1時間30分

 

 

Shunkunitai

Shunkunitai is the sandbank 8 km long and 1.3 km wide that separate Furenko lake and Nemuro bay. Wetland of Shunkunitai is registered on the Ramsar Convention’s list. There is known as the best paradise for wild birds in Japan. Moreover, this wetland is called “miracle island” because it has pristine nature thousands of years ago. You can see wild animals such as deer and fox and will be amazed at the beautiful sunset.

 

Time required: 15min-1h30min

 

 

花咲岬

 

まるでスコットランドのアイラ島のような、最果て感漂う岬。海岸の岩にぶつかる波しぶきは迫力あります。岬には花咲灯台、国の天然記念物である奇岩「車石」のほか展望台や野鳥観察舎(ハイド)があり、ケイマフリやシノリガモ、オオセグロカモメなどの海鳥に加え、野生の馬のいるユルリ島を眼前に眺められます。運が良ければラッコも見られます。

 

⏱30分~1時間

 

 

Hanasaki cape

Hanasaki cape is like Islay in Scotland. Their splash of wave is powerful when they hit rock on the coast. There are Hanasaki lighthouse, a strange rock of natural monument “Kuruma-ishi”, an observation and a bird hide. You can watch spectacled guillemot, harlequin duck and slaty-backed gull. Also, Yururi island and sea otter if you are lucky.

 

Time required: 30min-1h

根室 金刀比羅神社

 

北方漁業開発の祖:高田屋嘉兵衛が漁業の守護神としてお祀りしたことが始まりの金刀比羅神社。北海道三大祭りのひとつ「金刀比羅神社例大祭」で知られ、社務所内の資料館では「おみこしさん」や展示物によって、祭りの歴史と人々の熱い思いを感じることができます。

 

🈺8:30~17:00
⏱15分~30分

☎0153-23-4458

 

 

Konpira Shrine

Konpira Shrine was erected as a guardian of fishing by Takataya Kahei who was known as the founder of northern fishery development. And there is known for the annual festival of Konpira Shrine as one of three major festivals in Hokkaido. In this shrine’s museum, there are displayed “Omikoshi-san” and exhibited some things about the history of their festival and you can feel passions of local people.

 

Open 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.  Time required: 15min-30min

Tel: 0153-23-4458