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Sounkyo /Mount Kurodake

  • Onsen(Hot Spings)
  • Specific Nature

Sounkyo is the deep V-shaped gorge constituted by sharpened lava.

The precipice called”columnar joint” is seen along a river.

The visitors who perform cycling along the river side are seen.

Sounkyo-onsen resort is in the center, and a popular tourist resort.

Mt.Kurodake is the easiest mountain to reach by cable car in the Daisetuzan area.

It becomes the ski resort in winter.


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Access and Getting Around

By train

To JR Kamikawa Station from Asahikawa and transfer to buses, 12 trains per day.

By bus

From JR Asahikawa Sta., 7 buses per day.

From JR Kamikawa Sta., 10 trains per day

By car

1hour and 30minutes from Asahi River,

3hours and 10minutes from Abashiri.


Kurodake Ropeway (Japanese)



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