Kushiro Station is a representative station in Kushiro city. Kushiro city prospered as a central city of Doto (eastern Hokkaido) and many tourists and locals use Kushiro Station as the gateway of Doto (eastern Hokkaido).
Washo Market is nearby the station. It is a highly recommended spot to visit while you stay. There are about 60 stores such as fish stores and greengrocers. You can enjoy seafood such as Katte-don (raw seafood on a bowl of rice) or Robata-yaki (Japanese-style grill). The market is busy as a kitchen of the locals as well. There are restaurants that use local ingredients and a variety of products inside the general tourism complex [Kushiro Fisherman's Wharf MOO] located at the waterfront entry near the Nusamai Bridge in Kushiro city. There are many tourists coming to this facility to find souvenirs.
After enjoying the city sightseeing you can enjoy the drive by a rental car. The world of great Kushiro Onsen will be in front of your eyes. Including Kottaro marsh which is specified as a specially preserved area, you can enjoy overlooking the distant mountains if it is sunny from Kottaro marsh observatory. You can be satisfied by the splendor of the mysterious marsh.