Discover Kushiro

When you make your way to this port city, experience the Kushiro Marshes; either through hiking or from the deck of the Kushiro Marshes Observatory. When you visit, be sure not to forget to try the fresh seafood

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities

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Getting around in Kushiro

The easiest way around Kushiro is on foot, since the major sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. 

Getting to Kushiro

Valid rail passes:

 

Nearest airport:

The nearest and most convenient airport is Kushiro Airport. 

  • by car: approximately 30 minutes

  • by public transport: approximately 45 minutes

 

Rental cars:

How long to stay in Kushiro

We recommend staying here for about half a day.
 

Hotels in Kushiro

Flights to Kushiro

The nearest and most convenient airport is Kushiro Airport. 

  • by car: approximately 30 minutes

  • by public transport: approximately 45 minutes

Festivals in Kushiro

There are two well-known festival in this area. Please be advised that the following info is based upon previous entries of the festival and that the dates might have changed for the following year. It is also possible that the entire festival is cancelled in the case of heavy rainfall or a natural disaster. Please check with the official organisers' website for the most up-to-date information. 
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For the exact location of the festival, you can consult our map above by clicking on the icon in the upper most corner of the map to open the map legend. Festivals are hidden by default but can be made visible by clicking on the "Festivals" checkbox in the map legend.

 

  • Kushiro Fog Festival

    • Date: July 26th until 28th

    • Time: 09:00 - 22:00

 

  • Kushiro Port Festival

    • Date: August 2nd until 4th

    • Time: 09:00 - 22:00

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