The canal was built offshore to fill in the Taisho era. Approximately 1140m long and has a width of about 40m. Otaru was a vestibule leading to the outside of the Hokkaido exploitation, and many goods collected and distributed it a long tisme ago. Now, on the south of Otaru Canal is a 20m-wide walk way. There are many visitors who visit as sightseeing point most famous for Otaru.
From nearby Hotel
- HOTEL Nord Otaru:Located just infront of the canal.
- HOTEL Sonia Otaru:Located just infront of the canal.