In 1943, Mt. Usu erupted and formed a protuberance, more commonly known as a lava dome, in the plains below it: Mt. Showa-Shinzan. Smoke continues to erupt from its rusty surface.
A 20-minute trip from Toya Station on the Donan Bus for Lake Toya Hot Spring, then a 15-minute trip from the last stop on Donan Bus for Mount Showa-Shinzan (closed in winter)
Showashinzan, Sobetsu-cho, Usu-gun, Hokkaido, 052-0102
- Nearest Station
･ Muroran Main Line
- Phone Number
0142-75-2241Available languagesonly in Japanese
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