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Lake Akan
Top 1 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.7/5
80 Reviews
Lake
Liked by 4
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: Kushiro, Hokkaido 085-0000

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Lake Akan is a part of Akan National Park. The surface of the lake is diamond-shaped. It is a barrier lake formed by the eruption of Mount Akan Volcano. The lake is clear and has beautiful scenery. In winter, Lake Akan becomes an ice and snow paradise.

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  • 814derynh
    814derynh
    UK
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    Lovely lake - lots to see

    We visited here as part of our tour of Hokkaido. We went for a walk to the local museum where we discovered there are some rare crickets nearby that are only found in this part of the world and they ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1574049492000+0800)/
  • Oren M
    Oren M
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    Many special things to do

    There are many roads to hike, ships to ride, tourist trap to stumble upon, and huge park within an hour drive. That what makes lake akan such a special Center for the park

    Reviewed on /Date(1570321033000+0800)/
  • LimKahChuan
    LimKahChuan
    Singapore
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    Nice Lake

    We stayed at the New Akan Hotel. We woke up early to catch the sunrise. We had a short walk around the Bokke trail beside the hotel.

    Reviewed on /Date(1570050031000+0800)/
  • 705stephenh
    705stephenh
    Doncaster, United Kingdom
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    Trip on the lake

    It’s nothing particularly special but a perfectly pleasant way to spend 90 minutes. Visit the marimo centre and see some pretty impressive exhibits if it floats your boat

    Reviewed on /Date(1568764297000+0800)/
  • siel
    siel
    Antwerp, Belgium
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    Akanko: see the marimos

    As there is only one bus a day from Akanko to Mashu (leaves Akanko at 9.20 and arrives at Mashu railway station at 10.10) I decided to stay 2 nights. I took the obligatory ferry/cruise to see the Mar...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567802795000+0800)/

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Attractions Near Lake Akan

Bokke (Mud Volcano)

Geological Sites
2.15km away

Akan-Mashu National Park

4.8/535 Reviews
LakeForest
2.38km away

Eco Museum Center

4.8/55 Reviews
Exhibition
2.47km away

Inari Shrine

Other Places of Worship
2.49km away

Restaurants Near Lake Akan

Ajishin

$$$$
Japanese
2.64km away

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