About 42,000 people call Wakkanai in Hokkaido home.
Tokyo, the national capital, is situated 680 miles (1094 kilometers) south of Wakkanai, while Sapporo is 160 miles (257 kilometers) to the south.
One of the best family attractions in the Wakkanai region is Soya Misaki. Play, laugh and become intrigued at this must-see attraction for the young and the young at heart.
Don’t miss Lake Onuma, a special place where both locals and visitors like to retreat to recharge their batteries. Follow the water’s edge and listen to the birdsong or just enjoy a little quiet time by the water.
Friendship Park is among the most popular public green spaces around Wakkanai. It is a peaceful place where families, students, office workers and the elderly congregate to enjoy the fresh air and greenery.