In winter, tempts travelers with a variety of beautiful sights, fun activities, and rewarding nature experiences.
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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
Akan’s lakeshore is a paradise for hot spring lovers! Let’s take a closer look
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
Kushiro Lake Akan Akan Tancho no Sato
Kushiro Welcomes Visitors to Enjoy Our Tourist Friendly Environment!
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
Akan Lake Opening
April 29th (Sat)
The opening of Lake Akan heralds the coming of spring. The opening ceremony includes a ritual prayer for safety, brass band performance, tape cutting…
Lake Akan Icebreaker Cruise
April 21th (Fri)〜28th (Fri)
Most of Lake Akan's cruise boats begin to operate in late April or early May. These special cruises start one week earlier, breaking the laketop ice …
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Info about Kushiro Marsh Observatory
At Kushiro marsh Observatory, we will be closing part of walk way durling winter. You…
＼Kushiro-Osaka direct flight!／
It only takes about 2 hours between Kushiro and Osaka now! Please visit Kushiro durin…