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Akan Lake, Kushiro

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Formed by volcanic activities thousands of years ago, Akan Lake plays home to an unusual species of native algae that resemble large green spheres. Part of a national park, the lake draws plenty of visitors thanks to the waterside spa facilities at the nearby resort town of Akankohan. Hike around the lake on the network of walking trails to find several natural oddities, including bubbling mud pools. Alternatively, you can hop aboard a local boat tour to see the lake and the surrounding area from a different perspective. For Akan Lake and beyond, use our Kushiro trip maker app to get the most from your Kushiro vacation.
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  • I participated in hokkaido tour with my wife. In November, a strong chill came in, and we were able to see Lake Akan with snowy views. Unfortunately, Mt. Akan has a lot of clouds and can't see it.
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  • The water was very clear! Because it was a smartphone, i was not able to take it well. Totoro seems to come out totheboard godly, too! The swamp of mud called Bocke is also a masterpiece.
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  • A pretty lake where you can enjoy the lake view and walking along the hot spring street. Of course, the hot spring is totally worth it! In summer time, the sightseeing boat is available, and in winter time you may want to do fishing and ice activities.
  • The town here is very small and as 1 convenience store and a couple of Japanese restaurants. The small shopping area is dominated by handcrafted souvenir shops. There is very little to do in the town and can easily be seen in 1 and 1/2 hours.
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