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Taishougarasu Museum

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A famous glass shop

Went this nice shop and decided to buy a set of wine glasses (see attached photo). Somehow, I... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Union City, California
via mobile
Quaint glassware shop

I would say it is a nice quaint place to visit. Beautiful glass items sold in the shop. There are... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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13 Jul 2018
“Definitely try the hot work”
19 Oct 2017
“Recommended to people who love glass artworks”
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

There are lots of workshops in other shops making marbles (10min), gluing glass on music boxes, sun catcher etc. But definitely book and try the hot work (making vase / cup) at 1200 degrees. Takes 40 minutes and need to book in advance.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank congeon
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The building is old Japanese style. It sells a large amounts of intricate glass artworks, all of which are beautiful. If you are not into glass artwork (just like me), you don't have to spend time walking into the store. You can just stand across...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank MingHungH8
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Went this nice shop and decided to buy a set of wine glasses (see attached photo). Somehow, I misplaced (or lost) it and could not find it now. There is a wine tasting in the back but did not open during our visit. I surely...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DavidASU
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The accessories and small girly goods were very pretty and cute at Taishougarasu Museum, girls would love it.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Quack H
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Taishougarasu shops are all around the main street in Otaru selling similar but yet different styles of glassware. Service was generally good and lots of different varities - candle holder, kitchenware, sake glass set and decortation items etc.

Date of experience: February 2017
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I would say it is a nice quaint place to visit. Beautiful glass items sold in the shop. There are also opportunity to attend some hands-on workshop if your timing is good. Nice to go in and take a look if you have the time.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank quekl
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

There are probably 5-10 of Taishougarasu Museum around Otaru there was even one by Hilton Niseko Village all selling different glasswork word of caution buy when you see something you like as they all display different stuff

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank daikin
Reviewed 17 December 2016

its traditional art of glass that you can see the beautiful and creative handcraft ! the price is a bit expensive but its valuable !

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Sugar L
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The famous museum concentrating on good quality glasswares was worth visiting by travellers. The displayed articles were nice but the sale prices were similarly on the high side. Due to limited time on our side, we could not attend any lectures and crafts class at...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 19 October 2015

All the glass here are expensive compared to normal glass products at the same quality, but actually cheaper than the Edo Style ones in Tokyo. But the color used here are better than normal ones! If you find something you like, please do not consider...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Luc J
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