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
What to know about Ainu culture
The Ainu are an indigenous people who live in Hokkaido. Their presence is important when talking of …More Details
A mountain bike experience which even beginners can enjoy with electric assist!
Let’s enjoy the slope in fresh green season!
Kushiro Lake Akan
Kushiro’s downtown area and Lake Akan area have contrasting climates despite being part of the same city
Kushiro Lake Akan
Various summer activities in the city, marshland, and Lake Akan
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.
The 10 Best things to do in Kushiro and Lake Akan of Hokkaido
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 45 minutes from Tokyo to Kushiro Airport
About 4 hours from Sapporo to Kushiro
Kushiro Winter Festival
Febrary 1st(Sat)〜2dd(Sun)*To be held
Ice sculptures and ice slides adorn the festival's main venue in the forecourt of the Kushiro Tourism and International Exchange Center. Try the tube…
Ice Land Akan
January 1〜March 31
In winter, when Lake Akan has entirely frozen over, it turns into a white amusement world called "Ice Land Akan" where you can fully enjoy a wide var…
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【Notice】Kushiro Marsh Observatory Rest House Ikotto
With an emergency declaration, Rest House Ikotto at Kushiro Marsh Observatory are tem…
Akkeshi-Kiritappu-Konbumori National Park
On March 30 2021, Akkeshi-Kiritappu-Konbumori National Park, which is over Kushiro, A…
Free shuttle bus to Lake Akan Ski Resort starts!
Free shuttle bus to Lake Akan Suki Resort “Marimu” starts running from to…
Summer fishing season ended at Lake Akan
Summer fishing season ended on 30 Nov at Lake Akan. We hope you had a great time in L…