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Otaru City Nishin Goten (Herring Mansion) (小樽市鰊御殿)

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Historical Monument

A mansion built for the fishing families in Otaru City. Originally established in Tomari on the Shakotan Peninsula in 1897 the mansion was relocated to its current location in 1958. Items and tools used in the daily lives of the families and used in the catching and processing of herring are on display. You can also experience the techniques of the time yourself with hands on exhibits.

place

Hokkaido Otarushi Shukutsu 3-228 (Otaru / Kiroro / ShakotanArea)

phone 0134221038
place

9:00-17:00
[after 10/16] 9:00-16:00

Review of Otaru Nishin Goten

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/10/14 Cultural Icon of Fishing Culture
Gives perspective to traditional fishing culture in Hokkaido with artifact and exhibits All beautifully displayed and with great views.
Reviewed:2018/07/22 Historic building to learn some local history of this fishing village.
Walk through time and even dress in period cloths while learning some of Shukustu herring history while taking in panoramic views of this sea coastal community.
Reviewed:2017/06/03 Nice fishing Museum and lovely view from the top!
Drove up to visit this fishing museum and absolutely lovely. Many display items on how olden days fishermen fish. My 2 young children (4 and 6 year old) enjoy themselves immensely too. The view...

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Details

Address
Hokkaido Otarushi Shukutsu 3-228 [map]
Area
Otaru / Kiroro / ShakotanArea
Phone
0134221038
Hours
9:00-17:00
[after 10/16] 9:00-16:00
Closed
Late Nov.-Next year Early Apr.
* Open everyday during the business period
Fees
[Admission fee]
[General] 300yen
[High School Students, 70 years old or older living in the city] 150yen
[Elementary and Junior High School Students] Free
Parking Lot
Available (About 6 spaces for small size)
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.