Wakkanai Port Northern Breakwater Dome

This is a breakwater of 13m in height, 427m in total length along the Wakkanai Port. A strong breakwater was indispensable because of the environment to be hit by strong winds and high waves, it was completed for five years from 1931. The semi-arch designed breakwater and the solid structure which has the 70 columns and corridor of the ancient Roman age style are impressive. There is a walk way "Shiosai promenade" of 180m in total length along the seashore toward the dome from the station, you can enjoy a walk while looking at the Wakkanai Port.

[ Access ]
It is an 8-minute walk from JR Wakkanai Station
[ Hours ]
It is free to do a visit
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