Discover Otaru Denuki Koji Near the Otaru Canal
2024.06.14
Foods

Discover Otaru Denuki Koji Near the Otaru Canal

Denuki Koji (出抜小路) has become one of the iconic spots in Otaru City. This charming area, reminiscent of old-time Otaru, features 16 food stands and re…Read More

Did you know Bun-kou, a historical firedog in Otaru
2024.06.14
Historical Place

Did you know Bun-kou, a historical firedog in Otaru

Bun-kou (ぶん公) was a smart dog similar to Hachi-kou (ハチ公) at Shibuya Station. The suffix "kou" (公) indicates familiarity, often used for beloved figure…Read More

How to Enjoy Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikkougura in Otaru
2024.06.06
Factory Tour

How to Enjoy Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikkougura in Otaru

Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikkougura is a part of Tanaka Sake Brewery, Otaru's most renowned local sake producer. Situated in Nobukacho, Otaru City, near Mi…Read More

Otaru Snow Light Path 2020
2020.02.10
Event

Otaru Snow Light Path 2020

About Otaru Snow Light Path Otaru City lights up from dawn until 21:00, enchanting visitors with its dazzling displays. The primary attractions are f…Read More

Hina Doll Festival 2020 In Tanaka Sake Brewery
2020.02.10
Festival

Hina Doll Festival 2020 In Tanaka Sake Brewery

Table of Contents About Hina Doll Festival Open Access Photos from Kikkogura About Hina Doll Festival March 3rd marks the …Read More

Shichi-Go-San, Sumiyoshi Shrine in Minami Otaru
2019.11.14
Temples/shrines

Shichi-Go-San, Sumiyoshi Shrine in Minami Otaru

Sumiyoshi Shrine is located about a 10-minute walk from Minami-Otaru Station. When people mention Otaru, most tourists visit shops and restaurants alo…Read More

Sankaku Ichiba – Triangle Market – near Otaru Station
2019.11.13
Foods

Sankaku Ichiba – Triangle Market – near Otaru Station

"Sankaku" means triangle, derived from the shape of the market's roof and layout. Sankaku Ichiba is located just to the left of Otaru Station, within …Read More

Mt.Tengu Ropeway and Ski Area in Otaru
2019.11.11
Ski&Snowboard

Mt.Tengu Ropeway and Ski Area in Otaru

Tenguyama offers two ways to enjoy its splendor. If you're not a novice skier, testing your skills on its slopes might be a great idea. The ski res…Read More

Don Quijote Otaru Super Discount Store
2019.11.10
Shopping

Don Quijote Otaru Super Discount Store

Don Quijote Otaru is located in Nagasakiya 3F and 4F where is just right front of Otaru Station, 1 minutes walk. The shop expands all floor of 3F a…Read More

Where to Park My Car in Otaru, Long time parking and Short time parking
2019.11.06
Driving

Where to Park My Car in Otaru, Long time parking and Short time parking

When it comes to parking your car, finding a reasonable and suitable spot can be challenging. We recommend the parking areas shown on the Google Map a…Read More

Shikinai Odori near the Otaru Canal in Otaru
2019.11.05
Historical Place

Shikinai Odori near the Otaru Canal in Otaru

Shikinai Street runs south from the Temiyasen district behind the Rin Yu Asaichi morning market to Sushiyadori Street, where the Okobachigawa Ri…Read More

OTARU TIMES GARTEN at the warehouse street in Otaru
2019.11.04
Foods

OTARU TIMES GARTEN at the warehouse street in Otaru

This is located at the Otaru canal near Otaru canal cruise. The warehouse include 3 shops whose themes are bread, tea and Jingisukan. Select your f…Read More

Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikkougura in Otaru 2019
2019.11.03
Factory Tour

Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikkougura in Otaru 2019

Takaragawa, a longstanding flagship product of Tanaka Sake Brewery, has been complemented by their ongoing enthusiasm for introducing new products. …Read More

How to enjoy Otaru Canal
2016.02.22
Historical Place

How to enjoy Otaru Canal

Rickshaw around Otaru Canal Kotaro is a rookie rickshaw driver. But he has been getting famous thanks to a local TV program, which showed some ricksh…Read More

Otaru Hina Doll Tour 2016
2016.02.21
Festival

Otaru Hina Doll Tour 2016

Otaru HinaDoll Tour 2016 has opened on 20th February 2016 and it ends 6th March 2016. This is the unique event for spreading Japanese traditional cul…Read More

Otaru Hina Doll Tour 2015
2015.02.22
Festival

Otaru Hina Doll Tour 2015

Hina Doll's festival is held on March 3 every year in Japan. This is the day for girls. The event shows several kinds of Hina doll which were passed t…Read More

The Old Aoyama Villa(旧青山別邸)
2015.01.29
Historical Place

The Old Aoyama Villa(旧青山別邸)

The old Aoyama Villa is located in Shukutsu, west of Otaru near Otaru Aquarium. This is a symbol of herring fishing. When the 2nd Aoyama family, Masak…Read More

Otaru Museum Main Branch(小樽総合博物館)
2015.01.29
Museum

Otaru Museum Main Branch(小樽総合博物館)

Otaru Museum is located in Temiya, used to be called Otaru Transport Museum(小樽交通記念館). This is the main branch of Otaru museum. The museum has Canal br…Read More

Otaru Museum Canal Branch(小樽総合博物館 運河館)
2015.01.29
Museum

Otaru Museum Canal Branch(小樽総合博物館 運河館)

Otaru Museum Canal Branch is located near Otaru Canal and next to Otaru Canal Plaza. This is the canal branch of Otaru museum which is located in Temi…Read More

Otaru Church(小樽聖公会)
2015.01.29
Historical Place

Otaru Church(小樽聖公会)

Otaru Church is located in Touncho, Otaru. It is very near to Suitengu Shrine(水天宮). The church was founded in 1895 and the present building was constr…Read More