The historical town of Iwanai, where the streets smell of sea breeze and culture
Iwanai is a small port town located at the base of the Shakotan Peninsula, at the western end of Hokkaido. Hugged between the beautiful coastline of the Sea of Japan and the mountains of the Niseko range, Iwanai is blessed with a kind of natural environment that is rarely found anywhere in the world. The town produces many food specialties made with fresh seafood and exceptional fish processing techniques. The town combines the characteristic friendliness of a fishing town with spectacular surroundings. You can also enjoy a relaxing soak in a hot spring! Or relax and watch the sun sink into the water on the Raiden coast! Or treat yourself to delicious sushi! Or go bar-hopping in the tavern district! Why not come and see for yourself what Iwanai has to offer?