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Otaru Canal, Otaru

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Once a vital part of the city's bustling port, Otaru Canal serves as a popular destination for waterside strolling and enjoying the outdoors. Wander along this restored historic canal, dating back to the early 20th century, to explore its many repurposed warehouses, which house restaurants, shops, and museums. You'll find the promenade lined with Victorian-style gas lamps, as well as numerous brick buildings from as early as the 19th century. Work out when and for how long to visit Otaru Canal and other Otaru attractions using our handy Otaru road trip site.
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  • 小樽市 港町 呢度真係好靚🥰 呢個位置行去小樽運河大概5-10分鐘 好近好方便 全雪景加微微飄雪真係十分之靚🤩 好彩買咗雪鞋💕第一次老公叫我買鞋😝 仍然打破不了每次旅程都買鞋嘅紀錄😎😎😎 2023年1月1日的小樽運河 @otaruyoitoko #雪景色 #cny2023 #welcome2023 #snowing #日本旅行 #hkinfluencer... 
    小樽市 港町 呢度真係好靚🥰 呢個位置行去小樽運河大概5-10分鐘 好近好方便 全雪景加微微飄雪真係十分之靚🤩 好彩買咗雪鞋💕第一次老公叫我買鞋😝 仍然打破不了每次旅程都買鞋嘅紀錄😎😎😎 2023年1月1日的小樽運河 @otaruyoitoko #雪景色 #cny2023 #welcome2023 #snowing #日本旅行 #hkinfluencer...  more »
  • It is splendid river view during winter time. Tourist is able to take nice photo with snow cover Mt. Teguyama as back ground. However, sky bright moment hard to predict during winter period. 
    It is splendid river view during winter time. Tourist is able to take nice photo with snow cover Mt. Teguyama as back ground. However, sky bright moment hard to predict during winter period.  more »
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  • A short canal with some old warehouses. That's not all, it is so beautiful for picture taking that it is like a god creation especially during snow cover winter. A long street selling all kinds of souvenirs and glassware will keep you busy for the whole day in Otaru. Should stay there until dark as the canal will be lighted up for some different scenery to take pictures.
  • The Otaru Canal is a landmark of Otaru and a must go place when visiting Otaru. Walking along the river, enjoying the beautiful scenery along the river, and taking pictures, it is very freehand and a very pleasant experience.

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