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Lake Akan Ainu Kotan, Kushiro

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Experience the rich culture of the indigenous Hokkaido peoples at Lake Akan Ainu Kotan. This area of town boasts 30 craft shops, each selling its own original goods, such as wood carvings, accessories, and embroidered fabric. You'll also get a chance to enjoy some live performance at the theater, where year-round performances feature traditional folk instruments and dance. From October to the end of December, the Iomante Fire Ceremony features song, dance, and bonfires, as the people send off the spirit of a bear to the land of divine beings. Put Lake Akan Ainu Kotan into our Kushiro travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kushiro.
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  • On the first day of drift ice sightseeing tour visited the Lake AKAN Onsen. Souvenir shop with food and beverage outlets and traditional carvings, lives in Ainu kotan Ainu people live in settlements there is also the Museum saved tool has been used. Traditional dance at ainutheatreikoro in both time and price affordable recommend is to go alone because the time depends on the duration and number of HP is upon check in advance. Participate in the "porolimse", dancing in a circle with everyone at the end. It was a fun night forget about cold!
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  • The Kotan (village) and floor show gave some insight into the Ainu culture and traditions and the museum was well worth seeing. However, the "wildlife" exhibit of a few caged bears and native dogs was...  more »
  • In one of the famous lakes of AKAN hot springs 'folk garments of the traditional dancing of Ainu and the Ainu culture preservation and customs, at the time said on at regular scheduled the "Ainu culture preservation of religious music and dance production" demonstration at the theatre. Unique sounds and dances and costumes is so why nostalgia singing voice.
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