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Kitaichi Glass 3gokan

7-26 Sakaimachi, Otaru 047-0027, Hokkaido
+81 134-33-1993
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A former stone warehouse

This place was a stone warehouse and now converted to a lot of restaurant s and shops. We went to... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
David H
Union City, California
via mobile
A Must See Attraction while in Otaru !

Our friends highly recommended visiting this shop. We were not disappointed.....If you love... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Hilo, Hawaii
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“glassware” (10 reviews)
“lamp” (3 reviews)
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7-26 Sakaimachi, Otaru 047-0027, Hokkaido
+81 134-33-1993

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This place was a stone warehouse and now converted to a lot of restaurant s and shops. We went to the Cafe & Restaurant to have a couple of wine and Mocha drink. They are very good. We also went to the glass shop (硝子館(琉璃工房))to...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Our friends highly recommended visiting this shop. We were not disappointed.....If you love glassware, wine glasses, sake glasses, glass ware of all designs.......we got some sake glasses & shoyu (soy sauce) dripless dispensers.........Plan on spending at least an hour or 2........

3  Thank hawaiiantraveler2016
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This places has multiple levels of glass shops in one building. All of the items are gorgeous, of course. You cannot take photos, which I really wanted to do. They had glass dollhouses - one Japanese style, one huge Victorian style - which are worth...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Plenty of glassware choices, this place is probably the main retail glassware collection in Otaru. Got myself a few glasses that changes colour according to water temperature (pretty cool! :D)..glasses were even decorated with snowy winter or flowering summer landscape!

2  Thank margheritapie
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Lots of interesting items made from glass, functions, form and even changing color based on temperature. Nice lighting in their Hall, relaxing & romantic

1  Thank Photo C
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Kitaichi is the primary glassware shop in Otaru. They sell everything from cups, little ornaments, decorations, and just anything you can think of made of glass

1  Thank daikin
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Nice souvenir - temperature changing cup (complete w scenic views unique to Otaru). There is a man that will demonstrate to you how it changes colour in hot and/or cold water. My kids bought one each. Not expensive. Amazing service and packaging. We were quite...More

1  Thank Daphne T
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Known as the "Home of the Kerosene Lamp," Kitaichi Glass is in a timber-frame and stone building that was built in the 1890s a a fishery warehouse. This well-preserved and maintained building now houses a glass store and a restaurant that is lit with only...More

1  Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

All kinds of glass accessories and utensils. Have different kind of style like Europian and Japanese. Their furins are very beautiful.

1  Thank Joanne J
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Well display of handmade glasswork.Do drop by their cafe for the reknown big cream puff and milk tea. The decoration of the cafe is quite cosy though it was dark.

1  Thank 88Pooh88
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Barbara K
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Response from Hirakawa_Eki | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there, I traveled Hokkaido several months ago, I based in Sapporo and made navette to Otaru, Noboribetsu, etc. If I remember, from Sapporo central train station to Otaru, it took me less than 40min.. maybe 30 min. It... More