Funami zaka Slope

Otaru is famous as a town of slopes.
Among them, this is no.1.
It is a tough climb at 15 degrees.
The scenery of port town Otaru has appeared in TV and film.
This neighborhood brims with Otaru’s charm having Ryugu Shrine, and a central market.
There is an upper-class residential area called Tomioka towards the top of the slope.


Address2 Chome-12 Tomioka, Otaru-shi

Pass the Otaru Station side “Sankaku” Market and make a left turn after the large signage on the side of the market building for “Funami zaka”.

Map of surrounding areas


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  • Marchen CrossroadsMarchen Crossroads Popular photography spot for a steam clock and all night street light that revitalizes the Meiji era light stand.
  • Nitori Otaru Art Base(Stained Glass Museum)Nitori Otaru Art Base(Stained Glass Museum) A complex art space using historic Otaru buildings.
  • Tanaka Sake Brewery KikkoguraTanaka Sake Brewery Kikkogura 試飲コーナーや直売店があります。
  • BAR Duomo RossoBAR Duomo Rosso Charcuterie and authentic bar with a great view featuring a circular layout and a domed roof
  • Wakadori Hanmiage NarutoWakadori Hanmiage Naruto Freshly deep fried. Plainly salty, crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. It's eaten as a set meal. It's delicious!
  • Otaru SushiyadoriOtaru Sushiyadori A particularly famous area in Otaru with many sushi bars.
  • Otaru Yataimura Renga YokochoOtaru Yataimura Renga Yokocho Hokkaido’s famous food stall villages include, Hakodate’s Daimon Yokocho, and Obihiro’s Kita no Yatai, but Otaru also has one called Renga Yokocho.
  • SUSHI & GRILL ILONAISUSHI & GRILL ILONAI Hokkaido's fresh ingredients presented delicately, but boldly as Ezomae sushi and broiled dishes in an innovative culinary form in Otaru
  • Kitaichi GlassKitaichi Glass Otaru is famous as a town for glassworks, and Kitaichi Glass built the base for it.