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Kushiro and Lake Akan’s tancho cranes and marimo—one of a kind in the world
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What to know about Ainu culture
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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
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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 Ice Fastival “Winter Fireworks”
An exciting & unique event that you can fully enjoy in the harsh wintery environment in Hokkaido. Various outdoor activities, such as banana boats, s…
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】Cancellation of Kushiro Winter Festival 2021
Due to health concerns and following advice from the government, Kushiro Winter Festi…
＊Updated on January 14th 【Open Kushiro Marsh Observatory Wooden Walkway】
Kushiro Marsh Observatory closed on 13th due to snow has been opened on 14th. We apol…
Winter Theme Park “Ice Land Akan”
Ice fishing, snow buggy, banana boat and more! Come and join us! Open 8:00a.m. every …
Akan Airport Liner Limited Operation January
Akan Airport Liner conducting a limited operation due to COVID-19. January service da…