Michi-no-Eki “Akan Tancho no Sato (Crane’s Terrace)

There are tourist information, local product sales corner.
In the nearby there are hot spring hotel/ day-trip facilities, restaurants, museums, campgrounds, bungalows, park golf, Grus japonensis observation center and international crane center.



Address36-1, 23 Sen, Kamiakan Kamiakan, Akanchō, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaidō
Business hoursFrom May to September/9:00-18:00
From October to April/9:00-17:00
Correspondence languageJapanese 
Credit card that can be used
Other information
About 45 minutes from JR Kushiro station by car
About 20 minutes from Kushiro Airport by car

Map of surrounding areas


  • Ainu villageAinu village
  • AkanAkan A famous sightseeing spot of Eastern Hokkaido centered around Lake Akan.
  • Lake AkanLake Akan The whole area is included in Akan National Park, and the lake moss balls that are a natural treasure are famous.
  • Kushiro Airport (Bus)Kushiro Airport (Bus)
  • Mt. Me’Akan-dakeMt. Me’Akan-dake At an altitude of 1499 m and by Ainu lenguage called machineshiri. There are several trailheads, but from trailhead Lake Onneto are also used.
  • Lake Taro and JiroLake Taro and Jiro A beautiful landscape. 10 minutes to climb Taro Lake, and even 10 minutes to Jiro Lake.
  • Itsukushima ShrineItsukushima Shrine An example festival held three days on 2nd Friday, Saturday and Sunday in July every year.
  • Lake Akan Pleasure BoatLake Akan Pleasure Boat To truly appreciate Lake Akan, try a "stroll across the lake surface" on a cruise boat. Available daily from May to November, boats depart about every hour in summer.
  • Tancho Kushiro AirportTancho Kushiro Airport It takes about 50 minutes by bus to Kushiro city center and about 70 minutes by bus to Akan Onsen.
  • Mt. O’akan-dakeMt. O’akan-dake About 6 hours back and forth to the top of the mountain. Altitude 1370 m