A sea-side town just 30km north-west of Sapporo City, Otaru has some of the best seafood in Hokkaido. Also know for its canals and old stone architecture it is great place to pick up some locally blown glass.


At a Glance


Architecture, glass shops and glass blowing, seafood, port town, Otaru Beer

Getting There

by JR train from Sapporo, it is about 30 minutes

Closest Train Station



Fresh seafood including sushi and bbq shops and Otaru Brewery