Abashiri City is located on the northeastern coast of Hokkaido and is known for the drift ice of the Sea
of Okhotsk. The Okhotsk Ryuhyokan on Mt. Tento is a museum where you can learn about drift ice. The lakes
around Abashiri City belong to Abashiri Quasi-national Park. The Koshimizu Gensei Kaen, which is located
near Lake Tofutsu, is a protected area for wildflowers. The Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples has
exhibits on the culture of the indigenous Ainu and other northern peoples.