Cape Notoro

Cape Notoro protruding into the Sea of Okhotsk in Misaki, Abashiri City

A cape protruding into the Sea of Okhotsk, with only a lighthouse and a management office at the tip. From here, you can see Lake Notoro and the coast of Tokoro Town to the west, the Sea of Okhotsk to the north, and the Shiretoko mountain range to the east. In winter, you can see drift ice earliest in Abashiri City, and the view is the best.


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The reading of "notoro" comes from the The Ainu language "no-oro", which means "at the cape".
It is also famous as a filming location for the Toyota Prius commercials and the movies "Helen the Little Fox", "Antarctic Chef" and "How to Fall in Love".

Basic information

  • Address

    Misaki, Abashiri City, Hokkaido

  • Access

    About 20 minutes by car from the center of Abashiri city
    Nearest station: JR Abashiri Station

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