Tourist spot in Abashiri city

Mount Tento [天都山]

Shiretoko peninsula from Mt.Tento
View of Shiretoko peninsula from Mt.Tento
Photo by Abashiri Tourism Association

Cherry blossoms on Mt.Tento
Cherry blossoms on Mt.Tento
Photo by Abashiri Tourism Association

Mount Tento is a mountain to the southwest of the central area of Abashiri city.
In Japanese, it is called as "Tentozan".
It is 207 meters high and is like a hill.

The top is about 4 km from the town, and there is the observatory.
The observatory offers a view of Okhotsk Sea, the lakes around Abashiri city, and Shiretoko Peninsula.

There is Tentozan Sakura Park around the top of the mountain.
There are about 1,000 cherry trees and it is a cherry blossom viewing spot of Abashiri.

And there are Okhotsk Ryuhyo Museum and Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples around the top.

In addition, Abashiri Prison Museum is on the west side of the mountain.

How to get here

By route bus, about 20 minutes from JR Abashiri station.

Other Tourist Attractions in Abashiri

Moyoro Shell Mound Okhotsk Ryuhyo Museum Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples Abashiri Prison Museum Meruhen no Oka Cape Notoro Lake Notoro Lake Tofutsu & Koshimizu Flower Garden Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park Drift ice (Ryuhyo) cruise

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