Old Bank of Japan Building
Don't miss the old Bank of Japan (日本銀行), a classic brick building that was designed by the same architect responsible for Tokyo Station....
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 converted warehouse just back from the canal (look for the ice-cream banner), this legendary Otaru ice-cream parlour scoops...
Once known as the 'Wall Street of the North', Nichigin-dōri is lined with elegant buildings that speak to Otaru's past life as a prominent financial centre.