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
Lake Akan Spring Festival 2019
April 29th (Mon)
Lake Akan Spring Festival takes place on April 29th. The opening ceremony includes a ritual prayer for safety cruise, brass band performance, tape cu…
Lake Akan Icebreaker Cruise
April 21th (Fri)〜28th (Fri)
The Lake Akan sightseeing cruise boat starts operating in late April each year. The first week of the operation doubles as an icebreaker cruise, when…
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Kushiro Marsh Obervatory Bordwalk Open!!
Bordwalk located near Kushiro Marsh Observatory is open from April 17th 2019. Please …
Cruise Ship Calender2019
These cruise ships will visit Kushiro Port, which celebrates its 120th aniversary thi…
Lake Akan Icebreaker Cruise starts April 21st
The Lake Akan sightseeing cruise boat starts annual icebreaking cruise operation whic…
Akanko Ainu Theater [Ikor]’s brand-new performance ” Lost Kamuy” unveiled March
Akanko Ainu Theater [Ikor]’s brand-new performance ” Lost Kamuy” un…