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
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 …
Lake Akan Marimo Natsukito (Summer Lamp Festival)
July 1st (Sat)〜August 31th (Thu)
The enigmatic Lake Akan is the only habitat in the world where marimo aquatic plants grow into beautiful spheres. In this wondrous event, participant…
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…
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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…