TAKIMOTO INN IS A GREAT LOCATION FOR EXPLORING SOUTHERN HOKKAIDO AND
ENJOYING THE OUTDOORS.
The premier attraction in Noboribetsu Onsen, the valley is the remains of an
ancient volcanic eruption. It is still active with steam and boiling water venting in many spots.
5 minutes walk from Takimoto Inn.
OYUNUMA BROOK NATURAL FOOTBATH
A short walk beyond Hell Valley, the brook channels the hot spring waters
flowing out of Oyunuma thermal area to form a natural footbath, set amid the
greenery of the valley. 20 minutes walk from Takimoto Inn.
This beautiful crater lake is a near perfect circular caldera 8 km in circumference,
surrounded by virgin forests. Its crystal-clear waters are ranked as the purest
in Japan. 20 minutes by car from Takimoto Inn.
UPOPOY NATIONAL AINU MUSEUM & PARK
The new national center for the revival and development of indigenous Ainu culture,
an invaluable culture in Japan that is close to extinction. On the foreshore of Lake Potoro in Shiraoi, 30 minutes by car from Takimoto Inn.
NOBORIBETSU DATE JIDAI HISTORICAL VILLAGE
A recreation of life and culture in Edo period (1603-1867), the village includes 94 wooden houses, the Great Ninja theatre and other historical enactments, 10 minutes drive from Takimoto Inn.
Located on the top of Mt. Shihorei, the bear park is a 7-minute gondola ride from Noboribetsu-Onsen.
It feature over 100 bears, a museum specialising in brown bears, Ainu tourist village, and shop.
NOBORIBETSU MARINE PARK NIXE
The aquarium is home to a diverse array of marine life, featuring clear underwater tunnels like walking on the seabed, penguin parades, dolphin shows and more. In Noboribetsu town, 12 minutes by car from Takimoto Inn.