In winter, tempts travelers with a variety of beautiful sights, fun activities, and rewarding nature experiences.
Which genre interests you?
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
A quick note before going to KAMUI LUMINA!
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 40 minutesfrom 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…
Akanko Onsen Ice Fastival “Winter Fireworks”
February 1st(Sat.)〜March 2nd(Mon.)
An exciting & unique event that you can fully enjoy in the harsh wintery environment in Hokkaido. Various outdoor activities, such as banana boats, s…
Ice Land Akan
January 1〜March 31
In winter, when Lake Akan has entirely frozen over, the place turns into a white amusument world named "Ice Land Akan" where you can fully enjoy a wi…
Search EventsSee All Events
2020 Kushiro Food Festival
2020 Kushiro Food Festival will be held in Sakaemachi Park on 20th March!! Let’s enjo…
【Notice】Open Wooden Walkway of Kushiro Marsh Observatory
The wooden walkway of Kushiro Marsh Observatory has been opened.…