Tag: Hokkaido – Things to Do

One Day Guide: Things to do in Otaru (Japan, Hokkaido)

One Day Guide: Things to do in Otaru (Japan, Hokkaido)

Otaru (小樽) is a port town steeped in rich history and home to many beautiful architecture along the picturesque canal and the busy Sakaimachi street. These rows of stone buildings were mainly former warehouses and office buildings of shipping and trade companies. They were left behind from the…

Kitaichi Glass Otaru (Hokkaido, Japan)

Kitaichi Glass Otaru (Hokkaido, Japan)

Other than the desserts and music boxes, you can also find beautiful glassware in Otaru. Kitaichi Glass (“Kitaichi”) with a century-long history is the most famous and oldest place in Otaru to discover this glassy treasure. Kitaichi is the pioneer of Otaru glass when it began in 1901 with the manufacturing…

Otaru Music Box Museum (Hokkaido, Japan)

Otaru Music Box Museum (Hokkaido, Japan)

Other than the desserts and exquisite glassware, you can also find beautiful music boxes in Otaru. Otaru Music Box Museum is a must go place if you ever visit Otaru. Also, under the same umbrella of Orgel Doh Group, there are a few other places related to music box.…