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Lake Akan in Kushiro is famous as a sightseeing spot in the east Hokkaido. If the weather is nice, mountains around Lake Akan will be reflected in a beautiful lake and you can experience the wilderness of the east Hokkaido.

The origin of “Akan” seems to be various such as Akum which means wheels in Ainu language, Rakan which means egg production of Ugii.
At Akan Ainu Kotan on the side of Lake Akan, you can know the culture of Ainu, eat and sightseeing.