Kushiro, Akan, Nemuro, Kawayu, & Kussharo

Kushiro, Akan, Nemuro, Kawayu, & Kussharo

This area includes the Shiretoko Peninsula, a World Natural Heritage Site, and Lake Akan, famous for its Marimo (Moss ball). There are extensive areas of unspoiled nature with majestic lakes and wildlife.
In addition, at “Ainu Kotan,“ one of the settlements of the indigenous Ainu people located in the hot spring resort area along the shores of Lake Akan, you can not only see traditional folk art and crafts but also enjoy Ainu cuisine.
Also, the drift ice, which can only be seen when weather conditions are right, is a rare sight that can only be seen in a limited number of areas in the world.

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