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Quaint Structure, Worth Checking Out

Quite worth checking out if you have a bit of time in Wakkanai. It's basically on the outer edge of... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Stand Out Architectural Structure

The breakwater dome is a few minutes walk in a easterly direction from the main train and bus... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Andrew M
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17 Sep 2017
“Quaint Structure, Worth Checking Out”
10 Sep 2017
“Stand Out Architectural Structure”
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Quite worth checking out if you have a bit of time in Wakkanai. It's basically on the outer edge of the inner center and thus easy to walk to from most hotels.

Thank mbaas
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The breakwater dome is a few minutes walk in a easterly direction from the main train and bus station in Wakkanai. It is an impressive architectural structure, which is over 400 meters long and 13 meters high. It was built in the 1930's and a...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Short walk from our hotel is this breakwater dome. It is structurally interesting. Views surrounding the area was beautiful. There was an open field in front of it that can be used for exercising or a stroll.

Thank Simplyko
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My friend said, there is a matsuri (festival) that held at this place. it better to drive around wakkanai city and visit this place.

Thank Novia A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Well worth a walk along as the breakwater extends well out into the ocean. If you can stand the cold wind in winter, walk back along the actual edge towards the township and you get some different perspectives of the structure. There were a couple...More

Thank ndjordan1
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We stayed by nearby hotel and and my wife rented bicycle. She enjoyed this dome very much. We also enjoyed photos and little of recording video. (which we never do and was the only time we did) I suppose the place(architecture) was beautiful and not...More

Thank Panddady
Reviewed 10 November 2016

It was a quick photography session for us on the unique shape of this building as the icy wind was blowing very strongly in Wakkanai while we were there. Had a good time admiring the uniqueness of the built up of the pillars.

Thank DorothyCheong
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A year ago I wrote the review of this place. It wasn't very attractive at that time. But this time I am so impressed. There has no more free accommodation for camper. Therefore it looks very clean the beautiful. If you just come for sight...More

Thank tshum
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We didn't visited this place specifically. But saw this several times when we go near it. Don't think it's worth a visit if you are not interested in historical monuments.

Thank Prasad T
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This place just locates right next to the hotel we stayed. It was convenient and free. A good place for pictures. I am not sure if it's a good place for a walk as it was very windy when we were there.

Thank Valaeyume
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