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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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  • Its the 3rd time i went to Otaru, this time round with my friends. Nothing changed but this time round i visited in winter during Feb 2017. Aplenty of snow showering and abundances of nice snow view t...  more »
  • The most famous place in the centre of town in Otaru to take a walk. Every season has a different look.  more »
  • Must-see attraction in Hokkaido during winter. Beautiful even tho' I went after the snow festival. Most people go for 1day tour.. I'm glad I chose to stay here for 1 night before leaving Sapporo as I ...  more »