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In central Otaru, the Ironai-dori and Sakai-machi-dori streets are lined with numerous historic buildings. Architecture buffs will love this street. This is the Otaru Unga Terminal, formerly Mitsubishi Bank's Otaru Branch.
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Inside the Otaru Unga Terminal, formerly Mitsubishi Bank's Otaru Branch. This area is known as the "Wall Street of the North" due to the many banks and finance-related companies that were here.
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Otaru Post Office
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Wind chimes along a canal.
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Former Hyakujusan Bank, Otaru Branch, now a large glassware shop. 旧百十三銀行小樽支店
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Inside former Hyakujusan Bank, Otaru Branch
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Former Takasaburo Natori Store, now the Taisho Glass Shop. 旧名取高三郎商店、大正硝子館
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Inside Taisho Glass Shop 大正硝子館
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Another glassware shop.
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Former Motosaburo Kaneko Store, built in 1887. 旧金子元三郎商店
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Konbu shop
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Shop selling konbu or seaweed. The ceiling is covered with konbu.
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Former Dai-Hyakujusan National bank, Otaru Branch, now a gift shop. 旧第百十三国立銀行小樽支店
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Old fire hydrant
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Glassware makers
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Kitaichi Venetian Art Museum opened in 1988. Facade is modeled after the Palace of Grassi.
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Inside Kitaichi Venetian Art Museum with a real gondola once ridden by Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
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Gondola displayed in Kitaichi Venetian Art Museum. The art gallery charges 700 yen admission. Gift shop sells Venetian glass and masks.
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Uroko fish market popular with tourists.
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Uroko fish market
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Hokke, 500 yen each
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Crab
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Trolley bus
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Sakai-machi-dori
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Kitaichi 北一
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Inside Kitaichi
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Marchen Intersection メルヘン交差点
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Clock in front of the Otaru Orgel-do (Otaru Music Box Hall)
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Plaque of Gastown Vancouver, Canada
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Otaru Orgel-do (Otaru Music Box Hall) is one of the more famous buildings. Built in 1912. 小樽オルゴール堂、旧共成(株)
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Inside Otaru Orgel-do, full of music boxes of all kinds. 小樽オルゴール堂
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Otaru Orgel-do
 
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