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Otaru
Hokkaido
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Things To Do in Otaru

Otaru Canal
4.4/5
1,095 Reviews
Water Conservancy Project
E49***88Nice view with traditional Japanese atmosphere. I went there in April 2019, the weather was warm (upto 26-28C during day time) Stayed in Otaru for 2 nights, so I can see the different views during daytime and night time. Like Otaru Canal very much, the canal, fresh air and the view seems liked bring you back to 100 years ago. Wanted to go again in Winter time, must be a very different scenes.
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building
4.6/5
482 Reviews
Museum
辰溪巴克The store is worth a visit, it's interesting, a room full of music boxes, and the house is a wooden structure. The music box can be customized, choose the good look, and then choose your favorite songs to put in.
Tenguyama
4.6/5
244 Reviews
Mountain
M18***13Would have liked to see the view of Otaru from up the top where there is access road, much like Mt Isana in Nagasaki but the road was closed.
Kitaichi Glass Otaru
4.4/5
204 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
辰溪巴克Xiaoyan canal side a lot of home north of a lot of nitro, is actually selling glass crafts, the price of course is not very friendly, do very beautiful. The shop has that kind of cheap glass pen can buy, should be for tourists.
Marchen Intersection
4.5/5
108 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
辰溪巴克Seeing this intersection in the love letter is really beautiful, snowy, a pity, the reality is no snow look really general, many people, no very special feeling, just a few shops can go shopping.
Otaru Taishou Glass Palace
4.4/5
151 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Leow Cheng LamCan see thousands types of music box which made by various pattern and materials such as glasses, wood and porcelain. Although the prices are expensive but many people like to buy it home for gifts.

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Trip.SIM 4/7 Days Roaming Data SIM (Hong Kong Pick Up)
4.5/5
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Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine & Fushimi Jukkoku Boat Cruise

Popular Hotels in Otaru

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Hotel Dormy Inn Premium Otaru
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Hotel Torifito Otaru Canal
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Authent Hotel Otaru
4.7/5
252 Reviews
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Asari Classe Hotel
4.7/5
135 Reviews

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Otaru Denuki Koji
Otaru Denuki KojiOtaru,Japan

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Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikkogura
Tanaka Sake Brewery KikkoguraOtaru,Japan

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Hiyoriyama Lighthouse
Hiyoriyama LighthouseOtaru,Japan

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Soenji No Gohyaku Rakanzo
Soenji No Gohyaku RakanzoOtaru,Japan

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Otaru Orgel Museum 2nd Building Antique Museum
Otaru Orgel Museum 2nd Building Antique MuseumOtaru,Japan

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The Site of Temiya Line
The Site of Temiya LineOtaru,Japan

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About Otaru

Otaru is a famous port city in Hokkaido. It was once the center of economic development and the bustling commercial capital of Hokkaido. It is even known as the “Northern Wall Street” of Japan and is now a well-known tourist town and City of Romance. The Otaru Canal can be said to be a legacy of the prosperous historical period. There are still hundred year old extant warehouse buildings located along the riverbanks. Under the reflected lights of kerosene lamps, the canal and the nearby red brick warehouses create an exotic romantic atmosphere. The taste of history is intoxicating. Otaru has a very mature glass industry, so consider purchasing some of the exquisite glass work on your visit. The 1995 Japanese film Love Letter was set in Otaru and many fans like to come here to get a feel for the movie's scenic backdrop.

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Otaru Weather

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Today
Apr 18, 2021
4
Rain
4 ~ 8
Apr 19, 2021
Partly Sunny to Showers
6 / 11
Apr 20, 2021
Mostly Sunny
4 / 10
Apr 21, 2021
Mostly Cloudy
4 / 9
Apr 22, 2021
Dreary
2 / 8
Apr 23, 2021
Sunny
3 / 11
Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Otaru
Apr 18, 2021 Otaru Weather:Rain, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:97%, Sunrise/Sunset:04:50/18:21
Otaru Driving:Not Recommended, Running:Not Recommended, Cycling:Not Recommended

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