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Kushiro's snow-covered winters are filled with the profound beauty and serenity of nature. There are…More Details
Kushiro and Lake Akan’s tancho cranes and marimo—one of a kind in the world
Kushiro Shitsugen and Lake Akan are both home to vibrant nature that is the habitat for a number of …More Details
The Ainu culture that should be appreciated today
The Ainu are an indigenous people that live in Hokkaido. Their presence is important when telling th…More Details
Kushiro Lake Akan
Kushiro’s downtown area and Lake Akan area have contrasting climates despite being part of the same city
Kushiro Akan Tancho no Sato
Straight from the Tourist Association Staff!
7 pointers on to squeeze 120% more fun out of the Winter Tancho Crane bus.
Capture the stunning sunset and more in pictures!
Model course for the evening to night time
A tour of “must-visit” confectionery shops!
Kushiro sweets: the recommended route.
Start from Lake Akan! Enjoy premium gourmet riding
Where is Kushiro & Lake Akan
Kushiro City lies in the North of Japan's island, Hokkaido. It is located in the southeast of Hokkaido.
The city is facing to Pacific ocean, and part of 2 national park, Kushiro Shitsugen national park and Akan National park.
The city contains 4 area, Kushiro area, Lake Akan area, Akan Tancho no-sato area, and Onbetsu area. Each area have its own feature.
About 1 hour 40 minutesfrom Tokyo to Kushiro Airport
About 4 hours from Sapporo to Kushiro
Lake Akan Icebreaker Cruise
April 21th (Fri)〜28th (Fri)
The Lake Akan sightseeing cruise starts operating from late April to early May of each year. The first week of operation doubles as an icebreaker cru…
Lake Akan Spring Festival 2019
April 29th (Mon)
Lake Akan Spring Festival takes place on Feb. 29th. The opening ceremony includes a ritual prayer for safety cruise, brass band performance, tape cut…
Lake Akan Ice Fastival “Winter Fireworks”
Febrary 1st(Fri)〜Mrch 17th(Sun)*To be held * From Mar. 4th -17th only fireworks are held.
An exciting & unique event that you can enjoy in the harsh winter in Hokkaido. We provide wonderful wintertime attractions on frozen Lake Akan. The h…
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【Notice】Luggage Delivery Service ／ From Kushiro City Central to Lake Akan Area or Kawayu Spa Area
Luggage Delivery Service ／ From Kushiro City Central to Lake Akan Area or Kawayu Spa …
【Notice】The 3rd Everyone’s Q400 Photo Contest
The 3rd Everyone’s Q400 Photo Contest is held from 21st January to 17th March by ANA …
Akankohan Ski Area Open until April 7
Akankohan Ski Area is going to extend one week and open until April 7. It is well-kno…
Akanko Ainu Theater 【Ｉｋｏｒ】 Brand-new performance unveiled
Akanko Ainu Theater[Ikor]’s Brand-new performance “Lost kamuy” unveiled M…