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 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 45 minutes from Tokyo to Kushiro Airport
About 4 hours from Sapporo to Kushiro
The Prayers to Kamuy Hoping the COVID-19 subsides
August 1st〜November 8th
We've created this event for everyone to get together to pray that things get back to normal as well as to show our deepest appreciation to gratitude…
October 8th〜October 10th
The 70th Marimo Festival Oct. 8th - Oct. 10th
The Marimo Festival held annually in the town of Akanko Onsen to give thanks to the God of…
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Nusamai Bridge Lighting-up Color Schedule in September
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Nusamai Bridge Lighting-up Color Schedule in August
We have updated Nusamai Bridge Lighting-up Color Schedule in August. Please check the…
Lake Akan Ice Festival 2021 Cancelled
We regret to say that next season’s Lake Akan Ice Festival which was set to sta…
Ainu patterned new mask now on sale
To fight against COVID-19, Akanko Onsen has released a new mask with a traditional Ai…