If you’re planning a visit to Japan, you may consider going up north to admire the beauty of Hokkaido. The perfect place to start exploring the island is a port city called Muroran. Being located on the southeastern tip of Hokkaido’s Bay, Muroran is easy to reach compared to the other parts of the country. During winter, it is not as cold as the rest of Hokkaido, so even those afraid of harsh climates will enjoy this locale! And there is a lot to enjoy in the area. Despite being famous for steel manufacturing, Muroran attracts tourists because of amazing scenic overlooks, whales, and dolphins watching tours, Cape Chikyu and the enchanting Hachimangu Shrine. If you want to stay just a stone’s throw away from main attractions found here, check out these great places to stay nearby!
Hotels Near Muroran, Japan
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