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Cape Chikyu, Muroran

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Observe the earth from a spot where it actually looks round at Cape Chikyu and ring a bell for happiness. Voted the most beautiful scene in Japan, this favorite tourist spot attracts both locals and foreigners year-round, displaying nature at its best. A white octagonal-shape lighthouse and an observatory built at 147 m (482 ft) above the sea level gives the opportunity to take photos overlooking the bay. Listen to sheer force of waves endlessly smashing against rocks and watch the panorama overlooking the bay. You can also watch for dolphins and whales across the Uchiura Bay. Using our international travel planner, Muroran attractions like Cape Chikyu can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Cape Chikyu at Muroran may not be on most of Hokkaido's tours but I feel that this is one of the main attractions of Hokkaido. Muroran is a small town and there's not a lot in it but the views from Ca...  more »
  • I went to Cape Earth for the first time in decades. The road is getting better than before, and there are observation decks and bells, so it looks like a tourist spot. There was a sightseeing bus, too. There are not many shops as usual, but is it such a thing? You can see the horizon and you can see the Hakodate area, so I think you can go there once.
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  • Such a waste that not many foreign tourists come here - it is definitely beautiful! We got here just before sunset, so we managed to witness a magnifent view of the sun setting..
  • The weather can change from time to time. Might be snowy and windy at first but turned clear in a few minute’s time!! Amazing!!
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