Horokanai-cho is famous for soba (buckwheat noodles).The area of buckwheat fields and buckwheat harvest is the largest in Japan.
Lake Shumarinai, the largest man-made lake in Japan, is located here.Furthermore, the coldest temperature in Japan, -41.2℃, is recorded here.
I took a walk in this city that holds many Japan’s best records.
This is the site of Horokanai Station on the former JAPAN Railways Shinmei Line.
Horokanai Town 100th Anniversary Memorial Park.
This is the “Crystal Peaks” built to commemorate Japan’s coldest temperature of -41.2℃.
It is located in Moshiri Crystal Park.
Ponkotan Canyon on the Uryu River.
Lake Shumarinai is the largest man-made lake in Japan.
Buckwheat flowers usually bloom from mid-July.