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Otaru Sakaimachi Street

Ironai, Otaru, Hokkaido
+81 134-27-1133
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Ironai, Otaru, Hokkaido
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"interesting street"
in 4 reviews
"merchant street"
in 3 reviews
"shopping street"
in 9 reviews
"music box"
in 10 reviews
"pastry shops"
in 2 reviews
"cheese cake"
in 3 reviews
"ice cream"
in 6 reviews
"numerous shops"
in 2 reviews
"le tao"
in 3 reviews
"seafood"
in 7 reviews
"soy sauce"
in 2 reviews
"both sides"
in 3 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 3 reviews
"shops selling"
in 3 reviews
"wind chimes"
in 2 reviews
"venetian art"
in 2 reviews
"western style"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Otaru Sakaimachi Dori shopping street is full of glassware shops, restaurants and is very popular with tourists and locals. Was there in October during the Chinese holiday and it was crowded with Chinese tourists. If you look closely at some of the old houses, you...More

Thank Maitheng
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Plenty of sights and shops along the road. Good way to see Otaru with lots of sights, shops and eateries. A must visit place in Otaru.

Thank K Y L
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Visited in early Aug on a festival Sunday when Sakaimachi street was closed to vehicle traffic and was crowded with pedestrians. There were a couple places along the street where Music venues were set-up to entertain the crowd. Really a great atmosphere. We wandered and...More

Thank Don P
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This street is very popular with locals as well as tourists so you know you are in a good place! There are many places selling food....and many of them want you to sample what's on offer....please do it is really fun and tasty! Also there...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Yea, it's a touristy street. But what did you expect...A walk down memory lane and the locals caught in a time warp transporting you back into the late 1800s - early 1900s? Every city has one, and Sakaimachidori is a collection of modern day shopping...More

Thank Dalip C
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is the main shopping area in Otaru. There are a couple other "shopping centers," and covered streets, but Sakaimachidori is THE place to shop in Otaru. It's so good that you will find yourself surrounded by many locals. The first place to visit is...More

Thank StuartGustafson
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

在小樽老街逛,很棒的老街有很多老房子更有很多有特色的店和餐廳。這裡有很多硝子館(琉璃工房)非常有味道 A must visit spot in Otaru. Somehow, i missed it last August and wished to have more time to fully explore and enjoy this nice old street

Thank David H
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Otaru is a quaint little town which developed next to a once bustling canal. Along the waterway are many little shops that are worth exploring. We went there with a tour group and wished we had more than just a couple of hours to explore...More

Thank Shirley F
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is the most well-known shopping district in the city of Otaru. Slightly off to the east from the business centre or to the southwest from the Canal, the Sakai-machi Shopping Street stretches for about 900 meters (a little more than a half mile) or...More

Thank Chuzaa
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Sakaimachi Street is an excellent shopping street in Otaru showcasing glass stores, woodcrafts, seafood restaurants and dessert temples housed in converted historical buildings. This is a leisurely place to visit on a trip to Otaru. Stop in for a dessert and coffee in one of...More

Thank perlin310
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Response from Dalip C | Reviewed this property |
Otaru is not a big port town. We took the JR train into the town, and essentially walked it. The Tourist Offices in Japan (there's one at JR Train Stn) are helpful resource, and they have loads of brochures, maps, and other... More
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