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Kushiro and Lake Akan’s tancho cranes and marimo—one of a kind in the world
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Tidbits and tips to make the attractions 100 times more enjoyable
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.
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
Lake Akan Cruise through broken ice
Boat cruise operation begins in late April in Lake Akan. During the first week of the season when there are still many chunks of large floating ice o…
Lake Akan Spring Festival 2020
April 29th (Wednesday)
Lake Akan Spring Festival takes place on April 29th. The ceremony officially declares the beginning of the tourist season around Lake Akan. The e…
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EHAB(EAST HOKKAIDO ACTIVITY BASE), an outdoor equipment specialty shop, opened in Kus…
【Notice】Kushiro Marsh Observatory Wooden Walkway Fully Open
The wooden walkway at the Kushiro Marsh Observatory, which had been closed for the wi…
Lake Akan Cruise through broken ice Cancelled
Lake Akan Cruise through broken ice which was set to operate from April 21st to 28th …
Ainu Theater Ikor Performance Schedule April
Due to the concerns of COVID-19, the theater performances have been limited. April 17…