Sakura in Kushiro

A walk around Lake Harutori

 By RS Reynolds   May 30, 2013

Only one kilometer from my hotel in Kushiro, the ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kushiro, is Lake Harutori. I would visit the nearby Kushiro Shitsugen National Park with its expansive wetlands and wildlife during my stay and my sojourn around the lake was an enjoyable precursor to that visit. After speaking with the affable and helpful front desk staff at the hotel regarding a good spot to see blossoming sakura (cherry blossoms), I headed out to enjoy my first afternoon in the port city.

Photography by RS Reynolds
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Budy Hadi 7 months ago
hi.. i will be in sapporo at May 15, 2017. can i have a chance to see the cherry blossom in Kushiro? How to go to that place by JR Hokkaido? Can I? Need your info. Thanks