Do you ever have drinking morning coffee or eat breakfast among the clouds? Now you can feel he idyllic scenery of the sunrise, followed by soft clouds. The only thing that you should do is to visit the paradise on earth. There are many unusual and amazing places just waiting to be discovered. One of those places is Unkai Terrace. It is one of the most beautiful places in the city of Shimukappu.
For years, Unkai Terrace attracts tourists from all over the world because of the beautiful view of the sea of clouds, dreamy sunrise and views of the hills Hidaka and Tokachi that pierce soft clouds.
Unkai or literally a sea of clouds is a wonderful and magical view like the fairy tales that attracts millions of tourists a year. Unkai Terrace is located in the city of Shimukappu the island of Hokkaido in Japan. Originally, terrace is opened as a resort, but soon became a popular tourist attraction. Today many people come to the terrace to enjoy the incredible view and a hot coffee. The Unkai terrace is located at an altitude of 1100 meters. Clouds are formed exclusively in the morning and the chance to create this daily spectacle is about 30 or 40% possible. However, that all changed with the new ‘system of gondolas’, organized transportation of tourists from the resorts to Unkai Terrace transported for exactly 13 minutes.
That costs about 20 dollars per person. When the sea of clouds formed, restaurant is crowded by tourists which usually are about 1,000. The luckiest can take the place and get breakfast or a coffee enjoying the enchanting scenery that stretches in front of them. Unkai Terrace is open in the summer months until September with ‘gondola’ transport from the early morning hours, which is from 4:00 until 8:30, when the clouds disperse.