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Otaru

Port town on Hokkaido's northern coast

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About Otaru

Otaru is a beautiful little port town just one hour northwest of Sapporo. Overlooking Ishikari Bay, this port town is well known for its seafood culture, traditional canal area, glassworks, music boxes and also sake distilleries.

Cover Photo: Sean Pavone | Shutterstock

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