In summer, each area offers its own rewards.
Explore the culture of the city, glide across the wetlands by canoe, or immerse yourself in bountiful nature at Lake Akan. Where will you enjoy?
Kushiro is full of activities in the green season. Each area rewards visitors with its own special c…More Details
Under the glow of star-filled summer night skies and moonlight, Mt. Oakan seems to float above Lake Akan.
Lake Akan is the only place in the world where marimo grow into spheres. Representing the marvelous…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
Know before you go! All about Akan’s magnificent nature
Kushiro Lake Akan
Kushiro is home to a number of unique local foods. Check out these must-try local dishes.
The best place to view the tancho cranes, steward of the wetlands
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
Iomante Fire Festival: Summer Version
July 1st (Sat)〜August 31th (Thu)
The "Iomante Fire Festival" is a sacred dance to pass on knowledge of Akan's natural surroundings and culture. This traditional village is protected …
Kushiro Tairyo “Don-Paku”
From September 2nd - 4th
Kushiro's largest event marvellously marks the end of summer. Between listening to the "don" ("boom") of fireworks and feasting ("paku") upon beautif…
Kushiro Port Festival
The Kushiro Port festival was originally held in 1948 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the port's opening -- a tradition which continues to this …
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＼Kushiro-Osaka direct flight!／
It only takes about 2 hours between Kushiro and Osaka now! Please visit Kushiro durin…
*about a Tourist Information @ JR Kushiro Sta.*
Tourist Information at JR Kushiro Sta. will be renewed & moved to improve conveni…