Otaru Sōko No 1
Walk beneath the old Victorian-style gas lamps lining this historic canal, and admire the charismatic warehouses dating from the late...
Nihon Yūsen Building
Lying behind the park at the northern end of the canal is the old Nihon Yūsen Company Building. Before the collapse of the herring...
This small but engaging museum is housed in a restored warehouse dating from 1893, and has displays on Hokkaidō's natural history, some...
Housed in a converted warehouse just back from the canal (look for the ice-cream banner), this legendary Otaru ice-cream parlour scoops...
Otaru Sōko No 1 information
Lonely Planet review
Housed in a converted warehouse on the harbour side of the canal, Sōku No 1 offers a nice selection of microbrewed drafts, plus German culinary fare to complement its Bavarian decor. Look for the 'Otaru Beer' sign.