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!
The past glory of herring fishing can still be sensed here
A veteran marketplace famous for appearing in TV commercials
Sea lions, seals, and many marine mammal shows
A sweet aroma wafts past the customers who line up every day to visit this veritable palace of sweets
Hokkaido's oldest railway played an important role during the frontier age
A fantastic array of lights brightens the canal
Kitaichi Glass's largest store, offering a wide range of products
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
Use a burner to try creating dragonfly jewelry
The early 20th century comes alive on this street of restaurants
All sorts of history-rich trains on display
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
Visit the brewery free of charge
With cheap and delicious food for sale, there's often a line-up to visit this popular store
Come here for Otaru tourism information