Private Tour - Visiting Places with Spiritual Energy by a City Bus in Otaru

You will visit four spiritual spots on this tour with a local city bus, getting closer to the lives of locals!
You will visit unique spots that you won’t go on any other tours since your otomo guide is familiar with the city: one of the biggest “Mokugyo”, a wooden drum used in a Buddhist temple, “”Tengu”” that makes your dream come true if you touch its nose, a shrine where a politician visited to wish to be the prime minister, and a pot that has improved the diet of Japanese.
You will also like the restaurant otomo guide will take you to. It is really popular among locals and you surely will love it!
Don’t forget to book your tour to become even luckier, with your otomo guide!
* Duration: 5 to 6 hours
* Starts: Otaru, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




You will visit four spiritual spots on this tour with a local city bus, getting closer to the lives of locals!
You will visit unique spots that you won’t go on any other tours since your otomo guide is familiar with the city: one of the biggest “Mokugyo”, a wooden drum used in a Buddhist temple, “”Tengu”” that makes your dream come true if you touch its nose, a shrine where a politician visited to wish to be the prime minister, and a pot that has improved the diet of Japanese.
You will also like the restaurant otomo guide will take you to. It is really popular among locals and you surely will love it!
Don’t forget to book your tour to become even luckier, with your otomo guide!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Ryutoku-ji Temple, 1-3-8 Masakae, Otaru 047-0003 Hokkaido

The oldest temple in Otaru. They have one of the biggest “Mokugyo”, a wooden drum used in a Buddhist temple, which has a diameter of 1.35m and weighs 330kg! It is 6 times bigger than a normal one. No doubter that you will raise your fortune with this huge “Mokugyo”!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Herring Goten Otaru VIP Hall (former Aoyama villa), 3-chōme-63 Shukutsu, Otaru, Hokkaido 047-0047, Japan

They have the pot which is said to have improved the diet of Japanese and brought prosperity. We won’t talk too much about it but one thing is for sure. It is a very rare spot that you won’t be able to find anywhere!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Naruto Main Shop, 3-chōme-16-13 Inaho, Otaru, Hokkaido 047-0032, Japan

A popular restaurant among locals. Their specialty is the fried half-cut chicken. It is so crispy and juicy that you won’t forget about it even after getting home! They also have an extended variety of Sushi. The fried half-cut chicken and Sushi combo is the most popular menu here. Must try it!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ryugu Shrine, 3-22-11 Inaho, Otaru 047-0032 Hokkaido

A shrine where especially people who want to succeed in career and raise their fortune visit. One politician visited this shrine and a half year later he became the prime minister of Japan! There is no way to miss this spot for those who want to have a promotion, or launch your own startup!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mt.Tengu, 2 Tenguyama, Otaru 047-0012 Hokkaido

An iconic mountain listed on Michelin Green Guide Japan. There is a long-nosed goblin on the summit which is said to make your dream come true if touching its nose.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes