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“fried chicken”(2 reviews)
“seafood”(2 reviews)
“tower”(5 reviews)
We have around 20 small shops in the historical building.Walk into the narrow pathway and explore your favorite shop! Make friends at shops with friendly shop staff. Have a nice chat while eating and drinking. Also, a good place for bar hopping...more
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1-1 Ironai, Otaru 047-0031, Hokkaido
+81 134-24-1483
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is decieving....you have to go inside one of the small corridors which opens up into a number of shops.and restaurants...

Thank Julian F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cool looking structure has. A few restaurants that serve the most fresh delicious seafood you can find! It also feels like you are taking a step back in time. Best place to stop for a beer and enjoy people watching.

Thank liatgolan
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Located at a corner opposite Otaru Canal, this place has a look-out tower that offers an excellent view of Otaru. There was a bell on top of the tower. This place also has a number of small unique restaurants that serves a wide varieties of...More

Thank Light-cruiser
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Otaru Denuki Koji is place that sell variety of food. It located at the corner. The place itself sell donburi, fried chicken, Yakiniku and ice cream too

1  Thank Loekito1824
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Very cute tower you can go up (for free) and have a view over Otaru town, see the canal from there and walk around the plaza and grab a bite or shop for souvenirs. Not for wheelchair bound.

1  Thank Maitheng
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Picturesque and placed right next to the canal. Here you will find something to drink or eat a little yen

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Looks and tastes authentic. If you want to eat in a special enviroment, give it a try. We had the tempura. Was perfect

1  Thank Dominick999
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

在小樽運河邊的出拔小路逛逛 Just cross the street from the Canal, this small plaza still has the Old Japanese fashion to have stores and restaurants in this small squares. A nice spot to visit and may take a bite if you are hungry for local foods

Thank David H
Reviewed August 23, 2017

It closes for a couple of hours in the afternoon. Lots of street food places. It seems quiet even in the summer season, I think partly because people were eating to the food hall on the other side of the canal.

1  Thank GodofStocks
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This super small area is built to attracted tourists. Once stepped it, you feel like you are walking in old town 200 years back. The place is packed with small restaurants.

Thank Nphong
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