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Kitaichi Glass 3gokan

7-26 Sakaimachi, Otaru, Hokkaido 047-0027, Japan
+81 134-33-1993
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Ranked #1 of 12 activities in Otaru
Type: Other
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Aomori, Japan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

it's a museum/shop where you can see (for free) all the glass musical boxes. There are 3 floors to look around. All of the things on display are for sale as noted by their price tags (and they're quite expensive). Definitely unique, as I have yet to see these kinds of things anywhere else in Japan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012 via mobile

It was very unique and I would recommend it to all

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Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

Must go visit these shops. Otaru is famous in glassware and in these shops you see them all. The price range is from a few thousand yen to a lot more expensive. Those sake and shoujiu glass bottles were just pieces of art.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

I think I've found heaven.... most beautiful collection of glassware since my trip to Venice 2 years ago -- in fact, Otaru and Venice are very much linked together -- there is a Venetian store and museum there as well. I will say that the only negative was that they do not ship to the USA so whatever you get... More

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