The year-end and New Year information (2019 → 2020)

Do already sleep how many; New Year holidays.

We send the year-end and New Year information.

 

The year-end and New Year event

Go to Otaru; story

Long run event of winter Otaru that began in 2013. Various events are planned so that time to spend in Otaru becomes happier. As for this time-limited romantic illuminations。 We go to Yoichi in Yoichi-cho, and story is held at the same time this year.

Period: It is open until Sunday, February 16, 2020
Reference: Otaru Tourism Association, telephone: 0134-33-2510

"We go to Otaru, Yoichi, and, about story", please see this homepage. (the outside site)

Countdown live 2019-2020

We hold annual countdown event in Otaru Soko No. 1. We can taste Otaru beer and dishes while enjoying stage events such as live performances. After the seeing the old year out countdown, there is present of one cup of special beer "ice Bock" who can taste only once a year.

  • Time: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 19:00 ... 1:30 (food last order 24:00, drink last order 1:00)
  • tokoro: Otaru Soko No. 1
  • Admission: Free (as for the dining charge by order)
  • Reference: Otaru Soko No. 1, telephone: 0134-21-2323
  • Official homepage (the outside site) of Otaru beer

 

The Niikuraya flower garden head office, amazake service

Late-night special business to become the seventh at long-established store which reached the 120th anniversary in 2015. It opens again and usually greets all of you after business was over. The front to go to for New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine would like to go to warm after having been over? Service of amazake is planned (free distribution. Finished as soon as it disappears.) .

  • The holding date and time: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 22:00 ... 1:00
  • Place: The Otaru Niikuraya flower garden head office (1-3-1, Hanazono)
  • Reference: The Otaru Niikuraya flower garden head office, telephone: 0134-27-2122

The first sunrise of a new year: Around 7:00 a.m.

Tenguyama

On New Year's Day first time the Reiwa period, do you not worship the sunrise seen from the top of a high mountain in Tenguyama, Otaru? In Tenguyama, Otaru, we perform the first sunrise of a new year ropeway service from 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday (holiday) on January 1. New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship can make the first sunrise of a new year to rise at around 7:00 into in "Tenguyama, Otaru Shrine" in the most high place in harukahai and Otaru from the Mt. Asari area.

We draw lottery, and meeting carries out event including behavior of "New Year's present from Tengu" and zoni on that day. Slope can enjoy opening, the first sliding too from 7:00, too.

 

Shukutsu panorama observation deck

In addition, the neighborhood of Shukutsu panorama observation deck is said to be famous spot of first sunrise of a new year. If weather is good, we can see the first sunrise of a new year to rise from the Zenibako area.

The year-end and New Year business

Holiday of facility of city

About business of city related facility New Year holidays
Facility name Holiday
Otaru Museum Main Building From Sunday, December 29, 2019 to Friday, January 3, 2020
Otaru Museum(Annex) From Sunday, December 29, 2019 to Friday, January 3, 2020
Municipal Otaru Literature Museum From Sunday, December 29, 2019 to Friday, January 3, 2020
Otaru City Museum of Art

From Sunday, December 29, 2019 to Friday, January 3, 2020

Former Nippon Yusen Otaru Branch Under closing long-term for repair work

 

Tourist information center

Otaru international information center (Canal Plaza Tourist Information Center), Otaru Station Tourist Information Center, Asakusa Bridge tourist information center are as follows.

The year-end and New Year business of tourist information center
Schedule Canal Plaza international information center Otaru Station Tourist Information Center Asakusa Bridge tourist information center Sakaimachi street mall promotion association tourist information center (the outside site)
Sunday, December 29 9:00-19:00 9:00-18:00 9:00-18:00 9:00-18:00
Monday, December 30 9:00-19:00 9:00-18:00 9:00-18:00 9:00-18:00
Tuesday, December 31 9:00-17:00 9:00-17:00 9:00-17:00 Holiday
January 1 Wednesday (holiday) 10:00-18:00 10:00-18:00 10:00-18:00 Holiday
Thursday, January 2 9:00-18:00 9:00-18:00 9:00-18:00 9:00-18:00
Friday, January 3 9:00-18:00 9:00-18:00 9:00-18:00 9:00-18:00

Other tourist facilities

Traffic

Bus (the city line)

With special diamond is going to travel.

JR

JR is basically usually service, but operates special train on December 31 and January 1. For more details, please see homepage.

New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine

Many Shinto shrines, temples, churches are in Otaru. We introduce Shinto shrine which performs annual festival called "three major festivals" in that in Otaru.

Sumiyoshi Shrine

Sumiyoshi Shrine imageShinto shrine which faced along the National Route 5. We receive divided divine spirit of Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine (God of the sea) of Osaka, and what we enshrined to Takashima trading post for the Ainu with otarunai trading post for the Ainu begins. Shrine office is appointed on the Hokkaido's greatest scale for wooden construction in Otaru-shi designated landmark architecture. We own all five mikoshis including hyakukanshinyo (hyakkammikoshi) largest in the way.

Dedication drum by Otaru drum a large number of people "hand drum sound" is performed for around dozens of minutes during from 1:00 to 3:00 in the morning of January 1.

Suitengu Shrine

Suitengu Shrine imageIn Shinto shrine built at Sakaimachi street and position overlooking Otaru Port where a lot of tourist facilities line up, there is monument inscribed with a tanka poem of Takuboku Ishikawa in the precincts.

It is written to monument, "spreading is roughness of voice of song fukotonaki people kana the town of Otaru". (one poem put songbook in "sand of grasp")

Current main shrine was built in 1919, and is appointed in Otaru-shi designated landmark architecture.

  • The location: 3-1, Aioicho
  • Telephone: 0134-22-3495

 

Ryugu Shrine

Ryugu Shrine imageThe nearest Shinto shrine to JR Otaru Station. Near the Funamizaka Street which is famous as location of movie. Relations are close, and book, portrait of bronze statue and handwriting are displayed for Otaru development with Takeaki Enomoto with connection.

  • The location: 3-22-11, Inaho
  • Telephone: 0134-22-4268
  • FAX: 0134-31-5888

 

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