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From Sapporo! Enjoy sightseeing and dining in Otaru for 2,000JPY!

May 29, 2019
NIPPON HODAI
Otaru is a popular sightseeing spot where you can find delicious seafood, brick buildings alongside canal and so on. This time we will introduce to you a tour around Otaru using the "Otaru Tenguyama Bus Set Tickets"! Explore the beautiful in buses and ropeway!

Head to Otaru from Sapporo

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Begin your trip to Otaru from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal! The trip takes around 1 hour. You can take the bus starting from 6am!

■Route
Bus: Kosoku (rapid) Otaru (through Maruyama)
Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
⇩63mins
Otaruekimae
札幌駅前ターミナル(Sapporo ekimae terminal)
北海道札幌市中央区北5条西2-1
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Arriving at Hakodate! Have breakfast at Sankaku Market

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Head to "Sankakutei" at Sankaku Market for breakfast. Enjoy the "Student Discount Don (rice bowl)" that is made with fresh ingredients. It is available to anyone for just 1,100JPY!

Student Discount Don 1,100JPY

■Route
Bus: Hokkaido Chuo Bus (9) headed for Otaru-unga Terminal
Otaruekimae Terminal
⇩10mins
Otaru-unga Terminal
さんかく亭(SANKAKU TEI)
北海道小樽市稲穂3-10-16
8am - 5pm
http://otaru-sankaku.com/shop07.html
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Walk along the "Otaru Canal"

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Enjoy your walk along the path with the view of the warehouses. In 1923 when the 1,140m canal was constructed, there were little boats going here and there to transport baggage from ships that arrived at the port.

■Route
On foot
3mins
小樽運河(OTARU CANAL)
北海道小樽市港町5
Open 24 hours a day
Open all year round
https://otaru.gr.jp/shop/otarucanal
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Head to the "Otaru Canal Plaza"

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You can find the Tourist Information and many Otaru's specialties in this Product Plaza. There are also free pamphlets about the city center and suburbs! Local specialties of Hokkaido are also sold there.

■Route
On foot
7mins
小樽市観光物産プラザ(運河プラザ)(Canal Plaza)
北海道小樽市色内2-1-20
9am - 6pm
Open all year round
https://otaru.gr.jp/kankokyokai/guide#international
Go here
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Do some shopping at "Taisho Glass Palace"

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You can find Japanese-style glassware and other original products that are manufactured at the company's own workshop. There is a chance for you to try glass-making too!

■Route
Bus: Hokkaido Chuo Bus Otaru Sansaku Bus/ Roman Course headed for Otarueki
Otaru-unga Terminal
⇩7mins
Meruhen-kosaten
大正硝子館 本店(OTARU TAISHOU GLASS PALACE)
北海道小樽市色内1-1-8
9am~7pm
http://www.otaru-glass.jp/store/honten
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Try the popular Otaru's sweets, Letao

Take a bite of the fluffy cheese cake at the popular Letao store! We recommend the "Kiseki-no-kuchidoke (amazingly melt in mouth) Set". There is an observatory on the third floor.

Kiseki-no-kuchidoke Set 1,296JPY

■Route
Bus: Hokkaido Chuo Bus Otaru Sansaku Bus/ Roman Course headed for Otarueki
Meruhen-kosaten
⇩18mins
Otaruekimae Terminal
小樽洋菓子舗ルタオ本店(LeTAO main shop)
北海道小樽市堺町7-16
9am~6pm (Shop) / 9am~5:30pm (Cafe) Depending on the season
Open all year round
https://www.letao.jp/global/en/shop/letao.php
Go here
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Try the popular Ankake Yakisoba (stir-fried Soba topped with thick sauce)

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Enjoy the No.1 popular dish at this Chinese restaurant that is well-known in the region. It serves dishes loved by people in Otaru for over 60 years.

Ankake Yakisoba 800JPY

■Route
Bus
Otaruekimae Terminal
⇩16mins
Tenguyama Ropeway
中華食堂 桂苑(Chinese restaurant Keien)
北海道小樽市稲穂2-16-14
11am~8:30pm
Thu
http://keien.hokkaido-chuka.or.jp/
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Climb up Mt. Tengu

Get on the Tenguyama Ropeway and head towards the symbol of Otaru, the 532.4m Mt. Tengu. From there you can overlook not only the streets of Otaru but also Otaru Bay, Ishikari Bay and even the Shakotan Peninsula.

■Route
On foot
1min
天狗山(MT. TENGU)
北海道小樽市最上2-16-15
Ropeway : 9am-9pm (Please check the official website for details.)
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Overlook Otaru from the Observatory

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Receiving a one-star rating from Michelin Green Guide Japan, the night view from the observatory is regarded as one of the three best night views in Hokkaido. You can find the giant "Hananade Tengu San" next to the observatory. Tengu is a Japanese legendary creature meaning "Heaven Dog". Touch its nose and your dream may come true!

■Route
On foot
1min
天狗山展望台(Mt.Tengu observatory)
北海道小樽市天狗山
Ropeway : Please check the official website for details.
http://tenguyama.ckk.chuo-bus.co.jp/guide/#Tenboudai
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Dinner at "Tenbo Restaurant Tengu"

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Have your dinner while enjoying the stunning view. Try the popular beef stew!

Beef Stew 1,300JPY

■Route
Bus: Hokkaido Chuo Bus (9) headed for Otaru-unga Terminal
Tenguyama Ropeway
⇩13mins
Ironai-itchome
展望レストラン てんぐ(Tenbo restaurant Tengu)
北海道小樽市天狗山 最上2-16-15
Food : 11am~8:45pm(L.O.7:30pm)/Drink : 10am~8:45pm(L.O. 8:20pm)
http://tenguyama.ckk.chuo-bus.co.jp/restaurant/
Go here
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Make a toast at authentic beer hall!

Enjoy authentic beer at "Otaru Soko No.1" located along the Canal! You can also visit the brewery to have a up-close look at how beer is made.

Weizen (pint) 610JPY

■Route
Bus: Kosoku (rapid) Otaru (through Maruyama)
Otaruekimae
⇩57mins
Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
小樽ビール 小樽倉庫No.1(Otaru Beer Otaru Soko No.1)
北海道小樽市港町5-4
10am-11pm
Open all year roud
https://otarubeer.com/jp/?page_id=357
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Arrive at Sapporo by Kosoku Bus

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Say goodbye to Otaru and return to Sapporo! The last bus operates at 9:55pm for weekdays, and 9:25pm for weekends and public holidays.
札幌駅前ターミナル(Sapporo ekimae terminal)
北海道札幌市中央区北5条西2-1
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