Former Bank Building in Otaru

  How are you,my Dear?

  How many times have you come to Otaru ? What kind of scenery do you like best ?
I am often asked about  buildings of bank in Otaru, so I want to share some knowledge about former banks in Otaru with you.

Former Yasuda Bank 
    The leader of a financial group named Yasuda founded this bank in 1880. It is a restaurant of Japanese seafood Sushi named Hanagokoro.

Former Mitsubishi Bank 
    It was built for the Mitsubishi Bank in 1922, and then changed to Otaru Canal Terminal on July 19th,2006.

Former Dai-Ichi Bank
  It is located in the Northern Wall Street where there were many banks old days. It is a office of fashion factory.

Former Takushoku Bank
    It is built in 1923.Now it has been changed to a hotel of Vibrant Otaru which is popular of the convenience for going sightseeing around canal. 

Former Chuetsu Bank 
    This was a bank built in 1924 and is used for a cafe shop now.

Former Bank of Japan
    The building of Bank of Japan Otaru Museum was built in 1912 and has been opened for public in 2003.

Former Hokkaido Bank
    The Former Hokkaido Bank was built in 1912 unrelated to existing Hokkaido Bank, and has been changed to the restaurant named Otaru Bain.

    As you know, Otaru is famous of canal and seafood, and would you also like to know the history of it ? Please come here and see the nice buildings together !

   Waiting for your coming.

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