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Otaru Sakaimachi Street, Otaru

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  • September 23, 2017
    It is highly recommended to visit this central shopping street of Otaru, located not far from the canal zone, to verify in situ the prosperity of this port city. The buildings are very well preserved while are currently engaged in an activity different from the original, they have become museums, restaurants, cafés, souvenir shops, boutiques and candy shops is an area that is bursting with activity, which receives, along with the channel, most of the tourists that visit the city. The amount of shops, cafes and restaurants is very significant in all the way down the street and, therefore, the experience of touring around it is very rewarding. In addition to the above, you can also visit several museums, especially the Museum of Venetian Art (Museum of Venetian art) and Music Box Museum (Museum of the music box), containing some 15,000 boxes of music of all kinds. Crossing the street, you will find dozens of shops of glassware and different workshops of glass (Glass Workshops) which, in some cases, allow the visitors to enjoy a hands-on experience doing their own pieces. Nor should we fail to enter one of the many restaurants to enjoy fresh seafood and your plate star, sushi, who say that it is one of the tastiest prepared in Japan. Access to this bustling shopping street is very quick and easy. It is just ten minutes walk from the JR Otaru station and is one of the essential visits of the city who leave mark on visitors. Very interesting and recommendable. Greetings to all travelers.
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  • September 22, 2017
    This is the main shopping area in Otaru. There are a couple other "shopping centers," and covered streets, but Sakaimachidori is THE place to shop in Otaru. It's so good that you will find yourself su...  more »
  • September 8, 2017
    在小樽老街逛,很棒的老街有很多老房子更有很多有特色的店和餐廳。這裡有很多硝子館(琉璃工房)非常有味道 A must visit spot in Otaru. Somehow, i missed it last August and wished to have more time to fully explore and enjoy this nice old street  more »

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Historic little Otaru brings in significant numbers of visitors every year, with its scenic old canals and relaxed bayside charm. Take a peek at the converted warehouses in the canal district for some of the most stylish accommodations in town, with boutique hotels decorated with a keen eye for detail. Standard and luxury hotels line the newer commercial streets around town, while well-kept, traditional (or traditional-looking) "ryokan" (guesthouses) sit on the older commercial thoroughfares. Budget hostels can be found throughout, offering private and shared rooms.
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