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
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
Brand-new play “Lost Kamuy”
This is a Lake Akan Ainu Theater 【Ikor】's brand-new play which is based on an old folktale accompanied with the cutting-edge digital art and sound …
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 …
Thousand Torches: Marimo no Mamoribi
September 1st(Fri)〜October 9th(Mon)
Torches are raised to signify our wish to continue to cherish and protect the abundant nature of Lake Akan, which nourishes the marimo. These torches…
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Nusamai Bridge’s Lighting-Up Color Schedule in August
Nusamai Bridge Lighting-up color schedule in August↓ Enjoy walking along Kushiro Rive…
We ‘Kushiro Tourist Concierge’ have rental bicycles. You can choose from a selection …
Akan Mashu Bus ( summer operation)
Akan Mashu Bus ( summer operation) The times vary depending on the dates 【July/13-Jul…
KAMUY LUMINA Opening Ceremony re-scheduled
The beginning time of the KAMUY LUMINA Opening Ceremony has been changed from 18:30 t…