KUSHIRO

KUSHIRO

WHY KUSHIRO

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A town with two national parks

Kushiro is a city surrounded by two national parks. In addition to its abundant marine and agricultural products, the city is also known as one of the world's top three location for beautiful sunsets.

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Outdoors and Adventure

Kushiro is cool and comfortable, with an average summer maximum temperature of around 21 degrees The Kushiro Marsh Golf Course and adventure tourism are also popular.

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The core city of Eastern Hokkaido

Although Kushiro is a convenient city where key facilities are located within walking distance, it is surrounded by natural attractions like Tsurui Village and Lake Mashu.

PICK UP FACILITIES

Capacity 1500

Kushiro Tourism and International Relations Center

Meeting rooms
7
Address
3-3, Saiwai-cho, Kushiro-shi
Capacity
[Theater]
1500 people
[School]
1200 people
[Buffet]
1600 people
[Seated]
1600 people
Capacity 3016

Shitsugen-no-Kaze Sports Arena Kushiro

Meeting rooms
4
Address
Kushiro Sports Park, 18, Hirosato,Kushiro-shi
Capacity
[Theater]
3016 people
[School]
800 people
Capacity 160

New Akn Hotel

Meeting rooms
15
Address
2-8-8, Akanko-onsen,Akan-cho, Kushiro-shi
Capacity -

ANA CROWNE PLAZA KUSHIRO

Meeting rooms
6
Address
3-7, Nishiki-cho, Kushiro-shi
Capacity 150

Akan Yuku no Ssato Tsuruga

Meeting rooms
14
Address
4-6-10,Akanko-onsen, Akan-cho, Kushio-shi
Capacity 1000

Kushiro Century Castle Hotel

Meeting rooms
10
Address
2-5, Okawa-cho, Kushiro-shi
Capacity
[Theater]
1000 people
[Seated]
600 people

PICK UP ACTIVITIES

Capacity -

Ainu Ancient Ceremonial Dance

Contact Lake Akan Ainu Theater

Ainu dance born from a life that respects and coexists with nature. Designated as an important intangible folk-cultural property by the country and registered as a UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Time required
30 minutes
Approx. Fee
¥1,080 per person
Capacity -

Activites of Kushiro Wetlands

Contact Kushiro Tourism & Convention Association

You can enjoy Kushiro Marsh, the largest marsh in Japan, by trekking, horse trekking, canoeing, etc.

Time required
Depending on the Detail
Approx. Fee
Depending on the Detail
Capacity -

Kushiro Activities & Tours bay Lounge SEA CRANE

Contact Kushiro Activities & Tours bay Lounge SEA CRANE

On the ship, enjoy the sunset on Kushiro, one of the world's three best sunsets, the Kushiro Fisherman's Wharf, and the night view of Kushiro Port.

Time required
90 minutes
Approx. Fee
¥5,000 per person
Capacity -

Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko Train

Contact JR Hokkaido Kushiro Branch

A sightseeing train that allows you to enjoy the scenery while leisurely traveling on the Kushiro Marsh (between Kushiro and Kushiro).

Time required
approx. 50 minutes
Approx. Fee
Ticket: ¥540  (Kushiro - Touro)
Remarks
Operates only from spring to autumn
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Overview of the City

Kushiro is a rarity in Japan as a city with two national parks, and thrives in harmony with nature. It hosted the first Ramsar Convention in Japan, and Kushiro-shitsugen National Park became the first Ramsar site in Japan.

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Area

1,362.90K㎡

Location

Kushiro is located on the Pacific side of eastern Hokkaido, with Kushiro-shitsugen National Park as its backdrop.

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Population

168,813

* as of the end of June, 2019

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Food

Kushiro is famous for fresh, abundant marine products and high-quality agricultural produce.
 ・Robatayaki grilling was born in Kushiro.
 ・Kushiro Ramen, one of Hokkaido's four main ramen dishes, and Kushiro Soba with chlorella are famous.
 ・Kushiro is the birthplace of Zangi deep-fried chicken.

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Marimo Laboratory in Kushiro City Board of Education

The only facility in the world that specializes in marimo, one of the special natural monument.

Kushiro International Wetland Centre

Kushiro International Wetland Center Wetlands is working to spread the idea of wise use.

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イベント

・釧路大漁どんぱく 北海道最大規模の花火と 釧路のグルメの祭典。
・あいすランド阿寒 全面結氷した阿寒湖上で 冬のアクティビティを楽 しむイベント。

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・ Hotel (including ryokan)

Total number of rooms: 4,164 rooms
Capacity: 10,133 pax
* Ryokan is Japanese style inn
* as of October 2019

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・Shitsugen-no-Kaze Sports Arena Kushiro

Maximum capacity: 3,016 pax
Area of main hall: 2,806 ㎡

WIDE AREA OF KUSHIRO

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    Lake Mashu

    A lake of mysterious beauty, Lake Mashu is known as Kamuito (the Lake of the Gods) in the Ainu language. It boasts the second most transparent waters in the world.

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    Akkeshi

    Oysters from Akkeshi are available year-round, in a variety of styles. In recent years, collaboration with Akkeshi whiskeys is popular.

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    Tsurui Village

    Japanese cranes, an endangered species that is a designated special national natural treasure, gather in large numbers in Tsurui Village. Artificial feeding takes place during the winter season, attracting tourists and photographers.

UNIQUE POINT OF KUSHIRO

Point 01

Two national parks, Akan Mashu and Kushiro Marsh, in one city

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One of the "World's Three Great Sunsets," alongside Bali in Indonesia and Manila in the Philippines

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The average high temperature in midsummer is 21°C, for Japan's coolest, most comfortable summers

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Rich in winter sports; training camps are popular as well

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A central location for adventure and travel in Hokkaido

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Abundant foods (robatayaki-style grilled seafood, dairy products)

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Wi-Fi service is available in the city center and Lake Akan hot spring area.

KUSHIRO Creation from landscape

How to get to Kushiro city from Kushiro Airport  
・By Airport Shuttle Bus (Akan Bus)
Time required: approx. 45 minutes.
City Transportaion
By Bus / By Taxi / By Railway [JR] / By Bicycle
City Transportaion
Many major meeting facilities are located in the city center. Depending on the facility, it is possible to access on foot from the hotel. * rental bicycle service is available