Otaru Canal




Reflections of the warehouses and the light from the gas lamps on the surface of the water take visitors back in time.

Built in 1923, this canal tells a story of Otaru's history. Stone warehouses line the canal. With gas lamps and a walkway running alongside the canal, this is one of Hokkaido's top tourist spots.

HOURS Always open
ADDRESS Minatomachi, Otaru-shi
ACCESS 8 min. walk from Otaru Station on JR Hakodate Main Line
TEL 0134-32-4111
OTHER CONTACT INFO Tourism Promotion Office, Industry,Ports and Harbors Department, Otaru City Government


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