Route to Otaru
To have the full experience of the port city, Otaru, it is strongly recommended coming to Zhujin and Takashima. There is bus available but tour ship is a better choice if you come at spring or summer season. It only takes you 25 minutes from quay 3th along the Otaru Canal to Zhujin. Overlooking the view from above the sea, you can see the houses stretching around on the hills, as if being pasted on them. Besides, you can feel certain slope angle of the streets. The blowing sea breeze will bring you more pleasure.
Walk along the ramp from the aquarium bus stop, and it takes you less than 10 minutes to get to the Herring Gotem Hotel. Overlooking from the Zhujin panoramic lookout, you’ll find the scenery amazing!
Note: It costs 2 hours and 30 minutes to leisurely visit all the views around.