Otaru shopping

Antiques in Otaru


This tiny cluttered shop has all sorts of fascinating stuff, from expensive ornamental hairpins to kitschy lamps to 100-year-old sake cups.
Glass in Otaru

Kitaichi Sangōkan

Local glassmaker Kitaichi is a hit with tourists, with numerous shops clustered east of the canal, including this, the biggest one. Pretty souvenirs include etched crystal tumblers and delicate pendant lamps.