Experience a Magical Winter Sunrise at the Northernmost Monument in Hokkaido – HOKKAIDO LOVE!

How would you like to see the first sunrise of the year at Cape Soya, the northernmost point of Hokkaido? Hatsumode is a culturally important event in Japan, which consists of watching the sun’s first rays of the year and paying one’s respects or wishing for good luck at local shrines. When in Wakkanai, plan on attending the Hatsuhinode in Teppen, an event held annually since 1988 to welcome visitors to Cape Soya. Fireworks will be lit on the day of the event with bonfires and commemorative gifts to further enliven this meaningful experience. Don’t pass up this chance to watch the first sunrise of the year in a snowy wonderland!

Hatsuhinode in Teppen

3 Soyamisaki, Wakkanai, Hokkaido