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A Night Walk on Sacred Ainu Land


Immerse yourself in the land of Ainu gods with an enchanting nighttime experience in Hokkaido


Those with an interest in the Ainu—the indigenous people of Hokkaido—and their philosophy of living in harmony with nature will want to make the time to visit Akan Mashu National Park in Hokkaido. Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind experience, as an owl—one of the Ainu deities—guides you through a primeval landscape.




Attune your ears to a traditional Ainu song as you begin your journey at nightfall. Follow a 1.2 km path into the sacred home of the Ainu gods and become a part of the story yourself by using a so-called rhythm staff. Wield this staff as prompted by your owl guide, and persevere through trials to unravel the story’s mysteries.


Dive head-first into the world of Kamuy Lumina, where you will find yourself transported into an interactive, imaginative world. Let yourself be taken away by the seamless integration of light, sound, scenography, and projection for a luminous trek outdoors. The juxtaposition of immersive multimedia and natural scenery promises an unforgettable nighttime experience.




Akan Adventure Tourism


1-5-20 Akankoonsen, Akan-cho, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido


approx. 50 min. or more




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