|Kotan as “so beautiful village with the back of the Lake”|
It is not well known that from when Japanese indigenous Ainu People started to live here because they did not have a word characteristics. Kussharo Kotan was recorded in the book in 1859 at the first place. This is a book of Kusuri Diary rewritten by Takeshiro Matsuura who was ordered by Ezo Shougunate to research Hokkaido. According to the record, there were seven houses at the Kotan and writer raved the Kotan as “so beautiful village with the back of the Lake”. You can now see Alter called Nusasana and gauge which was used to have child bear inside.
Visit Ainu Folklore Museum
|Ainu Folklore Museum|
Open：29th April ～31st October
Time：9:00AM ～ ５:00PM
Group（more than 20people）Adult340yen Child200yen
kotan Onsen very attractive!