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[Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint in Otaru] Good Place to See Beautiful Morning Sun and Sunset

April 21st, 2017

Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint

Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint (祝津パノラマ展望台) is a lookout on a hill of about 70 m altitude in the northeastern part of Otaru city, and literally was named after 360-degree view, and is famous for seeing the beautiful morning sun and the beautiful sunset. There are Otaru Aquarium (小樽水族館), Otaru City Herring Mansion (小樽市鰊御殿), Hiyoriyama Lighthouse (日和山灯台), Shukutsu Marina (祝津マリーナ), Old Aoyama Villa (にしん御殿 小樽 貴賓館), Hotel Neu Schloss Otaru (ホテルノイシュロス小樽), Minshuku Aozuka Shokudo (民宿 青塚食堂), Hamanoya Shokudo (浜の屋食堂) and Ebisu Shrine (恵美須神社) around here. Otaru Coastal. Nature Trail (小樽海岸自然探勝路) is built, too. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge.

View from Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Parking Lot
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint

Movie of Shukutsu

Otaru

Otaru (小樽) that 120,000 people live is the 9th largest port city in Hokkaido, and is located in the located in the northwestern part of Sapporo city. It takes about 30 minutes from the Sapporo to the Otaru by a train. The Otaru is one of most popular tourist cities in the Hokkaido, and about 8 million people visit here. It is also well-known as a city with a lot of slopes, and there are 30 slopes with its name, so the Otaru has a lot of slope lands, and has a lot of narrow roads. It is famous as a city with a lot of sushi restaurants, too, and more than 100 sushi restaurants open their businesses. Fresh seafood caught in the Sea of Japan facing the Otaru or caought in various places of the Hokkaido can be enjoyed. As for a climate, the Otaru has calm climate, it is cold in a summer, and it snow hard. The Otaru was called an inaccessible land in the old days because all transportation facilities paralyzed by a heavy snow. Article is here

Night View from Mt. Tenguyama
Otaru

Look of Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint

A view of the Sea of Japan is popular, and the Otaru Aquarium, the Hiyoriyama Lighthouse and the Otaru City Herring Mansion can be viewed. Mt. Shokanbetsudake (暑寒別岳) can be seen if it is fine weather. Mt. Akaiwa (赤岩山) can be seen at the Hotel Neu Schloss Otaru side, too. In addition, Todo-iwa Rocks (Todo means "Steller’s sea lion" in Japanese) is close to here, and wild Steller’s sea lion inhabits there. By the way, Monument Engraved with Esashi-Oiwakebushi (江差追分節名歌碑) and Monument Engraved with Hokkai-Hamabushi (北海浜節民謡碑) are built here.

Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
I View Otaru Aquarium
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Todo-iwa Rocks and Kombu Fishing
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Sunset from Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Hotel Neu Schloss Otaru Is Very Close to Here
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Mt. Shokanbetsudake
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Hotel Neu Schloss Otaru and Mt. Akaiwa
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Hiyoriyama Lighthouse and Nishin-goten
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Foot of Mt. Akaiwa
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Monument Engraved with Esashi-Oiwakebushi
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint
Hotel Neu Schloss Otaru Is Very Close
Otaru Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint

Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Shukutsu Panorama Viewpoint

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Parking is provided (10 Cars)
Business hours Open 24 hours
Regular closing day Open all year round
Telephone number +81-134-32-4111
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 493 841 255*10

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Otaru. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

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Ginrinso(銀鱗荘)
Jalan
Former Okagawa Pharmacy((旧)岡川薬局)
Booking
Uomatsu Ryokan(魚松旅館)
Booking
Jalan
Hotel Sonia Otaru(ホテルソニア小樽)
Unga-no-Yado Otaru Furukawa(運河の宿 小樽 ふる川)
Hotel Nord Otaru(ホテルノルド小樽)
Dormy Inn Premium Otaru(ドーミーインPREMIUM小樽)
Authent Hotel Otaru(オーセントホテル小樽)
Hotel Inaho(ホテル稲穂)
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Tabino Sanpoyado Otaru Ekimae Guest House Ito(小樽駅前ゲストハウスIto)
Smile Hotel Otaru(スマイルホテル小樽)
Oyado Sakurai(御宿 櫻井)
Booking
Etchuya Ryokan(越中屋旅館)
Booking
The Otarunai Backpacker's Hostel Morinoki(おたるないバックパッカーズホステル杜の樹)
DORMITORY L(ドミトリー L)
HP
Jalan
Otarukitaunga Kamomeya(おたる北運河かもめや)
Booking
Life House IPPO(Life House IPPO)
Booking
Rakuten
Otaru Nupuri Hostel (Female Only)(小樽ヌプリホステル)
Jalan
Rakuten
Otaru Guest House(小樽ゲストハウス)
Booking
Otaru Villa Mount Tengu(小樽ヴィラマウンテング)
Otaru Tenguyama Honkan(小樽天狗山 本館)
Booking
Jalan
Otaru Tenguyama Sanrokukan(小樽天狗山 山麓館)
emina backpackers(えみな バックパッカーズ)
Hotel Neu Schloss Otaru(ホテルノイシュロス小樽)
Hotel Musashitei(ホテル武蔵亭)
Korakuen(宏楽園)
Booking
Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru(かんぽの宿 小樽)
Booking
Otaru Asari Classe Hotel(小樽朝里 クラッセホテル)
Otaru Ryotei Kuramure(小樽旅亭 蔵群)
Winkel Village(ウィンケルビレッジ)
Pine House(パインハウス)
Booking
Jalan
Pension Shadow Classe(ペンション・シャドウクラッセ)
Booking
Pension Puti Hotel Roman(ペンション プチホテルろーまん) Only Tel:+81-134-52-2118
Ryobo Hanaemi(旅房はなえみ)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Booking.com

A page of Otaru is here

Otaru

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