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Abashiri Port(area:HOKKAIDO/HOKKAIDO)

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The Abashiri Port faces the Okhotsk Sea in northeastern Hokkaido. It serves an important role as a logistics hub for Abashiri, Kitami, and other areas in the greater Hokumo region. It is also blessed with rich fishery resources. In 2012 their salmon catch was number one in Japan, and the port is used as a base for both offshore and coastal fishing. Meanwhile, as the gateway to Shiretoko, a world natural heritage site, many cruise ships often make call. It is also used as a launching point for sightseeing in eastern Hokkaido. As for air travel, it is only 30 minutes away from Memanbetsu Airport, which has direct flights to major cities throughout Japan.

Port Area Tourist Information

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Dining

Abashiri chanpon(noodle)

Abashiri "champon" noodles are the fusion of Nagasaki/Unzen history and Hokkaido/Abashiri food culture. It is arranged i...

Dining

Roadside station "Ryuhyo Kaido Abashiri"

Located at the mouth of the Abashiri River, it's a tourism and exchange center that doubles as a functional rest stop wh...

Main Attractions

Okhotsk Ryuhyo Museum

This science museum is themed with the drift ice and creatures of the Sea of Okhotsk. There is a drift ice laboratory wh...

Topics

Abashiri Morning Market

This morning market at the Abashiri Port is only held for a limited period. Visitors can enjoy purchasing local marin...

Port Information

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Location Minatomachi, Abashiri-shi, Hokkaido, 093-0032 map
Nearest major airport Memanbetsu Airport(Car or Bus 35 minute ) map
Nearest major train station JR Abashiri Station(Car  10 minute ) map
Nearest major bus station Abashiri Bus Terminal(Car  10 minute )  
Berth No. 4 Wharf #2 map
Port management Port Section, Fisheries & Port Department, City of Abashiri  
TEL 0152-44-6111  
E-MAIL ZUSR-SK-KOWAN-KANRI@city.abashiri.hokkaido.jp  
Related links http://www.city.abashiri.hokkaido.jp (Link to an external website)  

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