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 ski resort with an abundance of some of Hokkaido's finest powder snow! Enjoy natural snow throughout a long ski season!
A full-featured snow resort just 60 minutes from Sapporo! Enjoy this resort's world-famous powder snow all the way until May!
The vast nature of Otaru has a new look every season
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
A 20-minute drive from central Otaru; a hot spring town surrounded by nature
A veteran marketplace famous for appearing in TV commercials
The early 20th century still lives in this beautifully constructed cultural asset
All sorts of history-rich trains on display
Savor dishes made with herring, a Shukutsu delicacy
This hot spring inn recreates a late 19th century merchant estate on Otaru Canal
Enjoy sushi from Otaru at a reasonable price
A famous restaurant preserving the flavor handed down through the generations since its founding 40 years ago
Create your own original candle
A masterpiece of bank architecture from the early 20th century, stately but elegant
Come here for Otaru tourism information
Many great varieties of whisky were born here
A fantastic array of lights brightens the canal
A sweet aroma wafts past the customers who line up every day to visit this veritable palace of sweets
Once a storehouse, now a museum showcasing Otaru's history and nature