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Abashiri Shrine - Hokkaido

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Abashiri Shrine ( 網走神社 ) is the main shrine of the city of Abashiri. It is located at 2 Chome-1-1 Katsuramachi, in the city of Abashiri in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Abashiri Shrine Abashiri Shrine details The historic Abashiri Shrine dates back to 1812. It was founded by Shirobei Fujino, a resident of Omi Province, who constructed a small hall at the mouth of the Abashiri River to safeguard the local fishing grounds. During the Meiji era, as the village grew and flourished, the Fujino family was appointed to worship the shrine as the protector of the Abashiri district. In 1886, the shrine was relocated to its current position at the Abashiri Police Station and subsequently moved to a higher ground in Nikuru in July 1887. Abashiri Shrine - Abashiri City, Hokkaido Prefecture In 1909, a new shrine was constructed on the present-day site, and the subsidiary spirit of the Iwaoshima Shrine was enshrined. On August 8, 1946, it was officially established as a prefectural shrine and has s

Ubaranai Sango Grassland - Hokkaido

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Ubaranai Sango Grassland ( 卯原内サンゴ草群落地 ) is a nature preserve found on the southern banks of Lake Notoro. It is located at 60-3 Ubaranai, Abashiri City in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Ubaranai Sango Grassland Ubaranai Sango Grassland details Lake Notoro , located north of Abashiri City, is a saltwater lake that is connected to the Sea of Okhotsk. A unique phenomenon occurs on the south shore of Lake Notoro, near the Ubaranai area, where the coral grasses change color beautifully from late August to mid-September. This astonishing transformation gives the lake a vibrant and mesmerizing appearance, earning it the name "Lake Notoro Ubaranai Coral Grass Community". Ubaranai Sango Grassland - Abashiri City, Hokkaido Prefecture Coral grass, scientifically known as Salicornia , is an annual plant that grows to a height of 15cm to 30cm. Its name is derived from its striking resemblance to real coral. This halophyte thrives along the brackish water lakes containing salt. In 1891, Kin

Yobitoura Camping Ground - Hokkaido

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Yobitoura Camping Ground ( 呼人浦キャンプ場 ) is a free campsite on the northeastern bank of Lake Abashiri. It is located along National Route 39 at Omagari, Abashiri City in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Yobitoura Camping Ground Yobitoura Camping Ground details Yobitoura Camping Ground , situated on the picturesque northeastern shores of Lake Abashiri, offers a breathtaking view of the sunset over the lake, making it an ideal spot for nature enthusiasts. The proximity to Abashiri City makes it a convenient base for water sports such as kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding, as well as exploring the captivating sights of Okhotsk. Yobitoura Camping Ground - Abashiri City, Hokkaido Prefecture With a capacity to accommodate around 60-70 tents, the campsite provides ample space for campers of various group sizes. While the campsite offers stunning views of Abashiri Lake, it is worth noting that the proximity to a major thoroughfare may result in some noise from passing vehicles. Additionally, some

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