My husband and I specifically went to visit the Otaru canal for the Otaru Snow Light Path Festival last February 2020. We took the JR Train from Sapporo station to Otaru Station. It took us almost a...
I visit Otaru Canal in February 2020 means lots of snow, cold, -6°, windy and snow festival all along the street and park. I stop at Otaru Canal, this is the most romantic winter view, lots of candle ...
Otaru Canal - Japan: A must to visit in Otaru. This is a nice canal with small bridge that is famous for tourists to take a photo shot. There will be some snows covering in winter time. #merrychristmas
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.
Every winter, the snowy country of Hokkaido in the snow country is beautiful, and the beautiful Otaru Canal will float a glass float that was once tied to the fishing net. Candles are lit in the float, and the moving candlelight shines on the water of the Otaru Canal. This float glass is actually the "floating jade" used in marine lighting in the early small-scale fishery. This glass-filled jade represents the rise and prosperity of Xiaoyan, and it is also closely related to Xiaoyan's whistle workshop.
The Japanese like to use the old objects that can represent their glorious history to combine with the current festivals. This is very similar to China, which is separated by water. In addition to the floating jade on the river. During the snow festival, the canal will be filled with candles on both sides of the canal, echoing the special shape of the snow lanterns. Under the blue sky and clear water, the romantic index of the Otaru Canal reached its peak in the year. In front of the large snow lanterns, a snow stool was specially dug up, so you can take a photo.
Otaru Canal is famous for its magnificent view. It is located in #otaru, #hokkaido, #japan. This place is is approximately 35 minutes via train from #sapporo Station. If you plan of visiting Hokkaido, u must check this place specially to those who love #seafoods #decembertravel #wintergetaway.
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.