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Address: 1-3-10 Ironai, Otaru 047-0031, Hokkaido
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Very central location

Otaru Denuki Allay is right smack in the middle of the Main Street by the Canal. The main attraction here has to be the giant Takoyaki they sell really worth a drop by of near

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Otaru Denuki Allay is right smack in the middle of the Main Street by the Canal. The main attraction here has to be the giant Takoyaki they sell really worth a drop by of near

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Pg
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Just bump into this area when walking towards the canal. It is just a normal small places with shops. Perhaps, we have spent a few days in a bigger and brighter town~Sapporo, thus doesn't find this spot attractive.

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1 Thank vinerlies
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Whenever you visited the Canal spot, you would find this area cross the main road prior to return to the JR Station. The old structure with short and narrow alleys at the back would not attract visitors any more because they would surely find other alternative sites for eating and shopping. Just a cross-road spot for taking a photo.

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1 Thank YTCHENG
Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

It is ok if you are around the area (most likely you will if you are visiting the canal) but the place is overated. It is very small, only a couple of bar and local restaurants. Not very exciting at all.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This conglomerate of ackward "historic" buildings among those short and narrow alleys look more like purpose built, to draw tourists to the small stalls or restaurants there. I do not get a feel of history walking into this area. On the contrary, it makes me feel trapped.

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1 Thank HotEarth
Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a spot not to be missed in Otaru and I rate it over the Otaru canal any day. More interesting and you can spend the entire day there enjoying the food and retail therapy on offer.

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1 Thank kuinosan
Traralgon, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

This little development sits on a prominent corner and with it' tower it is hard to miss. We had a nice walk around and to some it would be like a walk down memory lane. Plenty of tiny shops and eating places all of little alleys going every which way just like it used to be in the good ole... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

We stumbled into this from a side entrance and were immediately charmed by the quaint alleys full of active shops. But, very quickly, we realised that everything was just a little too new and perfect to be a real old part of town, and once we emerged onto the street from the main entrance, we realised that this is a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

When an attraction is visited by tons and tons of tourists, you know it's not a good place anymore. There's numerous seafood don places inside, but the prices are not commendable. You can easily find cheaper ones if you walk out around Otaru.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Didn't get to explore much of this place as most shops were closed when I came here. Good spot for photos, mini old school whimsical cafes and shops aplenty here, all mashed up in one small location.

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