Soya Scenic Byway
-Theme : A warmly welcoming byway in Japan's frigid northernmost region
The Soya Scenic Byway runs through Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park. Soya is known for a scenic beauty that owes to the frigid climate. On windswept Rebun Island, for instance, flowers that normally grow only at alpine elevations are found at sea level. Soya Hill was sculpted by glacial action. This area, the northernmost in Japan, impresses visitors with its vast dairy farms, abundant catches of seafood, and various other local foods.