North Breakwater Dome

The Wakkanai tourist leaflet says:

An arch-shaped dome with 70 pillars built in 1932 to break the waves from the ocean. It is 427m long and 13.6m high. The dome looks like ancient Roman architecture and is unique in the world and designated a Hokkaido heritage structure. It is still the symbol of the port…

It is bitterly cold here and we’re glad not to be riding. The temperature is 7 deg C but with a gale blowing in from the north feels much colder. 

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