Otaru Canal Plaza (Former Otaru Warehouse)

Travel Guide - Otaru Canal Plaza (Former Otaru Warehouse)


Otaru Canal Plaza is a renovated historic Former Otaru Warehouse built in 1893 that now houses souvenir shops, a tourist information center, and coffee shops.
The warehouse building with brick walls and a tiled roof features a mixture of Japanese and Western style.
It is a good place for taking a rest when walking around the Otaru Canal.
Brochures on Otaru and Shiribeshi area can also be found here.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 18:00
  • 9:00 - 19:00 (July and August)


  • January 1

Access / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from JR Otaru Station

Address / Location

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