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The Site of Temiya Line, Otaru

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Stop and take in The Site of Temiya Line, a narrow-gauge railway line once used to transport coal and marine goods, out of operation since 1985. Observe the remaining parts of the track, signals, and signage in this evocative location, which nowadays often serves for exhibitions and gatherings. Bring along your camera to capture the scene, but be aware that informational posts are in Japanese. To plan Otaru vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • It snowed so it was beautiful and not many tourists around so you can't see footsteps on the snow. You can have the whole place to yourself. Just need to spend 10 minutes to take in the whole scene. 
    It snowed so it was beautiful and not many tourists around so you can't see footsteps on the snow. You can have the whole place to yourself. Just need to spend 10 minutes to take in the whole scene.  more »
  • Following our tour of Kitaunga (the northern part of the canal) we went to find the tracks of the Temiya Line discontinued in 1985. Temiya Line was part of the Horonai Line linking Otaru and Horonai.....  more
    Following our tour of Kitaunga (the northern part of the canal) we went to find the tracks of the Temiya Line discontinued in 1985. Temiya Line was part of the Horonai Line linking Otaru and Horonai.....  more »
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  • Not special at all, disappointed!
  • This is one of the few places in Japan where you can access the railroad tracks. I highly recommend doing a Stand By Me imitate here.

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