OTARU

Aerial view of Otaru near Chatrium Niseko Japan

Otaru is a Historical port town one hours drive North of Niseko and famous for its beautifully preserved canal area and interesting herring mansions. Once the trade centre of colonial Hokkaido and known as the “Northern Wall Street” for of its flourishing economy and busy waterways, but now bustling with travellers not merchants; and the stone buildings     that once stored goods are harbour museums, stores, and trendy eateries. Otaru is a romantic city filled with exotic history. This is a great self-drive destination, or you can book a tour with…