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Otaru Canal, Otaru
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Once a vital part of the city's bustling port, Otaru Canal serves as a popular destination for waterside strolling and enjoying the outdoors. Wander along this restored historic canal, dating back to the early 20th century, to explore its many repurposed warehouses, which house restaurants, shops, and museums. You'll find the promenade lined with Victorian-style gas lamps, as well as numerous brick buildings from as early as the 19th century. Put Otaru Canal and other Otaru attractions into our Otaru travel itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Otaru canal starts often seeing on TV, etc. It was a trip since high school. It was because it was night, how to turn bad we were short Canal. Illumination, it was beautiful. It is full of Chinese people.
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  • 我諗個個遊客去到小樽都必到這裡,就算唔係尊登去,我想都會經過! 因我地黃昏去,所以見到白天及黑夜既運河,我想黑夜更加美 
  • Were lit up in the afternoon to the Canal. The temperature is minus 5 degrees. Cold air and I was gone and in the snow, walks slowly on orache vine road.
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