Otaru has a long history. It served as one of the main ports of Hokkaido. As a main port, Otaru city had been developed as a international city. During this tour, you can see Japanese and Western mixed historical buildings at Otaru.
You can also enjoy local special snacks including fresh seafood BBQ, fish paste cake, Hokkaido delicious sweets, rice crackers and so on at Sakaimachi district.
Besides, you will experience glass bead making as well( if you want ) .
Model itinerary is as follows.
9:00 Depart at your hotel
9:30 Take JR train and visit Otaru
10:00 Visit local sea market
10:30 Walking tour at Canal area and historical district.
11:30 Enjoy walking and shopping at Sakaimachi district
13:00 lunch at local restaurant
14:30 Enjoy making glass products by your own.
16:00 Visit Sake brewery and enjoy sake tasting.
17:00 Going back to Sapporo.
18:30 Arrive at your hotel
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