Mikasa Road Station on Route 12,
Mikasa Road Station exhibits some ammonite fossils and a large piece of coal. There is also an old, big water wheel next to its parking area. Old agricultural tools are exhibited inside this water wheel, and it is free to enter. Mikasa City is well known as a place where fossils can be found. This city was developed around a coal mine in the middle of 19th century. It is in Mikasa that the first railway in Hokkaido started. Mikasa Road Station is the oldest road station in Hokkaido. There is also an onsen located there which comes at a small cost.