The Otaru Canal is a sightseeing spot emblematic of Otaru. About 1.1 km long, old warehouses stand side by side along one edge; along the other runs a promenade ideal for a pleasant stroll.
A full-featured snow resort just 60 minutes from Sapporo! Enjoy this resort's world-famous powder snow all the way until May!
A ski resort with an abundance of some of Hokkaido's finest powder snow! Enjoy natural snow throughout a long ski season!
Once a storehouse, now a museum showcasing Otaru's history and nature
A masterpiece of bank architecture from the early 20th century, stately but elegant
A 20-minute drive from central Otaru; a hot spring town surrounded by nature
Fukumatsu Tanaka, the ”Herring Magnate” leader of a fisherman's union, built this lodge in Tomari-mura. Displays include implements related to the herring industry
The early 20th century still lives in this beautifully constructed cultural asset
Venetian glass collected in one place
Visit the brewery free of charge
The early 20th century comes alive on this street of restaurants
This hot spring inn recreates a late 19th century merchant estate on Otaru Canal
Hokkaido's oldest railway played an important role during the frontier age
All sorts of history-rich trains on display
A sweet aroma wafts past the customers who line up every day to visit this veritable palace of sweets
Come here for Otaru tourism information
The vast nature of Otaru has a new look every season
Many great varieties of whisky were born here