The modest town of Memanbetsu is situated in the Abashiri District on the eastern coast of Hokkaido, Japan. Visitors who find themselves in Memanbetsu will learn that there are quite a limited amount of attractions and things to do in the small town. However, Memanbetsu is not far from other neighbouring towns such as Abashiri, Higashimokoto and Lake Akan that offer a large range of landmarks and places of interests for visitors to explore. The Abashiri District is a synonym for having its educational museums and a vast area of lush, green parks for visitors to dive into the local history and then relax in nature. Memanbetsu is also popular for its frozen seas during the winter.
The Abashiri District, where Memanbetsu is located is known for its fierce cold temperatures and frozen seas during the winter season. The most famous touristy activity offered during this time is boarding the various ice cruises to witness the ice drifts. To witness for yourself this spectacular view, be sure to plan your trip here during the winter season which runs from December to March.
Ninoy Aquino International Airport – Manila city is served by the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, or often also referred to as NAIA. The international airport acts as one of the major gateways connecting cities within the country and also around the world. The NAIA consists of three terminals, one being used specifically for international flights, the second for Philippine Airlines which is labels NAIA as the carrier’s hub, while other flights land and depart from the third terminal. Popular airlines that operate in this airport are AirAsia Philippines, Cebgo, Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, and Philippine Airlines.
Memanbetsu Airport – The Memanbetsu Airport is currently the airport serving Ozora, a town in Hokkaido, Japan. Due to the lack of other air transportation hubs, the Memanbetsu Airport is also responsible for serving other neighbouring cities in the Abashiri District. With over one million passengers per year, this airport provides routes to Haneda in Tokyo, Nagoya, Sapporo and also Osaka on a seasonal basis.
The coastal town of Memanbetsu in the Abashiri District is located on the areas that are affected by the Sea of Okhotsk. This geographical factor is a major influence on the town’s humid continental climate. The locals experience warm summers and extremely cold winters. Despite being known for its chilly weather and frozen seas, Memanbetsu is not Japan’s coldest town. Temperatures in Abashiri ranges from 20°C to -8°C.