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Otaru Museum

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Address: 1-3-6 Temiya, Otaru 047-0041 , Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 134-33-2523
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We were disappointed with the Otaru Canal and found it was over-rated. Nothing spectacular about it. We passed it at 8pm and it was dark and not lighted up.

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2014
jwee92
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Singapore
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Singapore
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were disappointed with the Otaru Canal and found it was over-rated. Nothing spectacular about it. We passed it at 8pm and it was dark and not lighted up.

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Tokyo, Japan
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28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

interesting museum for those interest in Hokkaido. even though everything was in Japanese and my wife was not in the mood to explain the kanji i could not read the people working there were helpful in explaining. worth a visit if you have time to kill in Otaru.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

This is a nice small historical museum of the history of Otaru. The museum features many displays representing the early fishing and financial centers of Otaru. Everything is written in Japanese, so it helps to know some, but for the most part the displays are self explanatory.

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