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  • Akan Ainu Kotan (Ainu Village)
  • Akan Ainu Kotan (Ainu Village)
  • Akan Ainu Kotan (Ainu Village)

Akan Ainu Kotan (Ainu Village)

阿寒湖アイヌコタン

Description

The hot spring town at Lake Akan is one of Hokkaido's largest Ainu settlements, with around 130 individuals in 40 homes. The town offers the chance to experience Ainu culture and purchase unique folk crafts from multiple establishments. Many visitors rent Ainu attire to wear for souvenir photos.

A two-hour trip from Kushiro Station on the Akan Bus for Akan Kohan, then a 15-minute walk from the last stop

Location Information

  • Address

    4-7-84, Akanchoakankoonsen, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido, 085-0467

  • Nearest Station
    Kushiro Station
    ・ Nemuro Main Line
    ・ Hanasaki Line
  • Phone Number
    0154-67-2727

    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.

  • Hours
    9:00am - 10:00pm
  • Closed
    Irregular holidays
    Open during Golden Week, Bon Festival, and New Year's Holiday
Original source: ©Shobunsha Publications Inc.

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