Wakkanai Centennial Memorial Tower
Atop a grassy hill a few blocks (but a big climb) from JR Wakkanai Station is the town's centennial memorial tower, the Shikai Hyaku-nen...
30km east of Wakkanai, Sōya-misaki is mainland Japan's northernmost point. Birdwatchers will love the seagulls and terns, while...
This Russian restaurant in the Fukakō-ichiba complex is a joy, proudly displaying friendship on a local level between Wakkanai and its...
About a 10-minute walk south of JR Wakkanai Station, this complex houses everything from a food market to souvenir shops to restaurants to the Minato-no-yu Onsen . It's a bit like a living museum as fascinating historical corners show photos and videos of the history of Wakkanai and Karafuto (Sakhalin – when it was part of Japan before 1945).