town in Hokkaidō, Japan

Shiraoi (白老) is a town in Iburi, Hokkaido. Shikotsu-Toya National Park on the west side of town.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

Use the New Chitose Airport.

By trainEdit

JR Murorann main line

By busEdit

There is a bus service from Sapporo, New Chitose Airport, Tomakomai and Muroran.

By carEdit

Hokkaidō Expressway (Shiraoi I.C.) and National Route 36 runs the town.

Get aroundEdit

Tomakomai Port, there is a ferry service from Oarai, Tsuruga, Niigata and Akita.



Kojohama Hot SpringsEdit

Outdoor bath of Hotel Hokuyō

Hot spring facilities of about 10 hotels are arranged in the National Route 36 along.

  • 1 Hotel Hokuyō (ホテルほくよう), 41-121 Takeura, Shiraoi-cho. 白老町竹浦 121-41, toll-free: 0120-234522 (non-geographic number), fax: +81 144 87-3888, . 05:00 - 24:00. It has large outdoor bath. ¥ 500.


  • 1 Kani Goten (かに御殿), 2-96 Takeura, Shiraoi-cho. 白老町竹浦96-2 (National Route 36 alomg.), +81 144 87-3887, fax: +81 144 87-3860, . 08:00-17:00. Seafood restaurants and souvenir sales floor.





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Routes through Shiraoi
IwamizawaTomakomai  N   S  NoboribetsuOshamambe
SapporoTomakomai  N   S  NoboribetsuOshamambe

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