Otaru Canal was built in the Meiji and Taisho periods, and although only half has been preserved, it is still full of charm. The Victorian-style kerosene lamps and the red brick exterior walls of the riverbank warehouses add an exotic feel to the place. Restaurants, grocery stores, and other shops are converted from warehouses and are popular choices at which tourists can buy souvenirs or eat local delicacies.
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Otaru City General Museum Ungakan
Former Yasuda Bank Otaru Branch
Hotel Torifito Otaru Canal
Hotel Nord Otaru
Located only an hour from New Chitose Airport, Otaru is a pretty town perfect for sightseeing, eating great food, and enjoying the local culture. Check out the fish markets for Hokkaido specialties including crab, oysters, and decadent uni. Don't miss their famous soft serve an take a walk along the beautiful canal. For dinner stop at one of the ramen bars for an unforgettable foodie experience and the nearby hotels all housed tranquil onsens to warm up and unwind. The perfect winter destination for a snowy family holiday.
Otaru canal is probably the number one attraction that tourists come to Otaru for. The view is indeed nice, regardless during the day or at night, but do take note that as the sun sets, the crowd that gathers at the bridge could get quite big. Every one is nice enough to take turns to take photos and then leave though.
How about playing a day trip to Hokkaido? Take you to explore the romantic city of the snow country
mention Xiao Yan, the heart of Hokkaido feelings will always remind people of the infatuated love story that happened in this northern country town, remembered to be covered by huge oil painting canvas The Fujii tree is mysterious and sincere. His image in "Love Letter" is like the first impression of a small pipa: transparency, purity, and sorrow in the air. The faint first love, the time of the green, the little love in the "Love Letter" is delicate and delicate, and faintly mourns.
Winter Hokkaidos little sister, the tenderness is still, the mourning is gone, and its easy to fall into an unconscious little womans mood: dessert, music box, glass, and snow fluttering... Everyone who walks in it is fascinating and elegant.
[Recommended for one-day tour route]
along the canal to see the rise and fall of history
Circular route, suitable for tourists who come to Otaru for the first time!
Small Canal - Beibin Bridge - Abandoned Warehouse Group - Xiaoyan Steam Bell - Fairytale Crossroads - Music Box Museum - Xiaolan Romantic Museum
, looking for love letters Romantic~
Xiao Yan, a small bud that was originally in the heart for the first time, cant let go of this girls heart when she reads "Love Letter" when she is the most prosperous. But for now, this has become a treasure. An old love letter of youth memory. . . The
Otaru Canal is a sign of Otaru. With the development of the city, the Otaru Canal has only one part left. On both sides of the Otaru Canal is a small village warehouse group built with bricks during the Taisho period. It is matched with the gas lamps on the Otaru Canal. The scenery reflected on the river is quite charming.
Autumn Otaru Canal, the walls of the warehouse group are covered with green to red gradient ivy, reflected on the river, like a beautiful oil painting; in the winter, the icicles are hung on the warehouses on both sides, both sides The river bank is full of white snow.