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Beatiful winter view of frozen Kussharo Lake

Driving to Teshikaga from Abashiri, choose the Bihoro pass route. The pass is beautiful in the... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
John D
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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If you travel to Hokkaido, this is one location not to be missed. The view at the lookout is... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Picter
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It's on Highway 243 between Bihoro and Teshikaga. I visited the place by taking Twinkle Bus tour (organised by JR Hokkaido).
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Furuume, Bihoro-cho, Abashiri-gun 092-0022, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Driving to Teshikaga from Abashiri, choose the Bihoro pass route. The pass is beautiful in the winter as you approach the lookout, and the knarled trees in the snowy caldera top are sightly. At the summit you will find the Bihoro Toge (Pass) Lookout, where...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

If you travel to Hokkaido, this is one location not to be missed. The view at the lookout is absolutely stunning especially in a clear blue sky.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

If you have a car, then you have to go here. Fantastic view across Lake Kussharo. The car park is already very high, but you can walk up a lot higher. Well worth a detour.

Thank WatfordNeil
Reviewed 2 June 2016

3rd time here. Panoramic view of Kussharo-ko. Was a bit hazy so up to the Wakoto peninsula can be seen in the distance though less windy compared to our previous visits in Oct.

Thank DLi_hk
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Bihorotoge Lookout is a Roadstation one will pass by when driving from Lake Kussharo to Bihoro town along Highway 243. There is a roadstation stop here. One must make a point to climb up a little slope across the roadstation to catch a most picturesque...More

1  Thank kwoong
Reviewed 26 February 2015

If you're lucky enough to go here on a nice day you are in for a great scenic view. I have been here many times and in every season. Best times to go are early morning and late afternoon if you want to take nice...More

Thank Oyaji090
Reviewed 29 September 2012

The Toge or "mountain pass" is a 30 minute drive from the town of Bihoro and 45 minutes from Memanbetsu airport. The view from the top of the cliff looking down on the Lake Kussharo or in Japanese "Kussaroko" (ko meaning lake) is breathtaking. The...More

4  Thank TokyoSommelier
Reviewed 24 May 2011

Best way to get here, aka Bihoro Pass, is by tour bus. We took the Twinkle Bus tour (bought tickets whilst getting our JR Hokkaido train passes - very convenient). During our 1st visit in Sep09, we joined the bus from Abashiri to Akan -...More

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