This small but engaging half of Otaru Museum, known as the Ungakan (運河館), is housed in a restored warehouse dating from 1893 near the...
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...
Walk beneath the old Victorian-style gas lamps lining this historic canal and admire the charismatic warehouses dating from the late...
Otaru Sōko No 1
Housed in a converted warehouse on the harbour side of the canal, Sōku No 1 offers a nice selection of microbrewed drafts, plus German...
Housed in a crumbling brick warehouse laced with vines of ivy, this famous bar-restaurant has been the setting for several novels of...
Otaru Sushi-kō information
For Japanese travellers, eating in Otaru is all about sushi – local specialities include sake (salmon), ikura (salmon roe), uni and kani . This tiny grey-brick warehouse is a tad hard to find but worth the effort. It's just back from the Canal Plaza Tourist Information Centre.