4 Place to Visit in Otaru, Hokkaido-Japan

Otaru is located in Hokkaido and is in the northwest of Sapporo, Japan. It is also the main port of Ishikawa Bay. This city will face Ishigaki Bay. The back of the city is surrounded by three mountains together. The area is a slope to the sea. Most of the houses here are located along the hill. And make it a famous tourist attraction. Because there is a beautiful view. It is also full of old buildings and art.

Where to go:

1. Kitaichi Glass Atelier

Kitaishi Glass Factory located in the city of Otaru. The city has a long history of glass blowing. Glass Factory open from 9:30am to 6:00pm. In the past, the purpose of blowing glass to use as a buoy for ships. Nowadays, the goal of glass blowing is to use as souvenirs or souvenirs. Kitaichi Glass Atelier is the most famous and oldest factory of the city. It was founded in 1901 amidst a large glass mill and the most famous works of this factory are glass lamps and glass balls.

2. Otaru Music Box Museum

Otaru Music Box Museum is one of the largest stores of the Musical Box Museum in Japan. The building is beautiful. It is also one of the historical landmarks of Sapporo. The interior is full of styles, sizes and types. The building was built with red brick walls and arched windows, which are the Renaissance style.

3. Otaru Canal

The Otaru Canal is the symbol of the popular tourist town of Otaru, is here to commemorate. In the past it was a canal. The seaport is used to transport goods from large ships to ships and take them to the warehouse. It was later demolished and filled with half a dozen canals. The other half has been renovated to be a tourist attraction. In addition, the canal is also full of shops. Many restaurants are lined up.

4. Otaru Steam Clock Tower

Otaru Steam Clock Tower is ancient clock that have only two houses in the world and clock make sounds every 15 minutes. This watch is steaming watch. This steam clock was a gift from Vancouver to Otaru and well-known as the symbol of the city and local tourist attraction in Otaru city.

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