Lake Akan Marimo Natsukito (Summer Lamp Festival)阿寒湖まりも夏希灯
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, participants write messages of hope and enclose them into glowing globes styled after the marimo, which are scattered behind a cruise boat across the laketop. These glimmering lamps color the laketop with the hopes and wishes of summer, a breathtaking backdrop for a night cruise.
- 1-5-20, Akancho Akankonsen, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido
- About 90 minutes from JR Kushiro station by car
About 70 minutes from Kushiro Airport by car
- July 1st (Sat)〜August 31th (Thu)
- Adult (junior high student and above) 1,500 yen, child (elementary student) 1,000 yen
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