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Mt. Washu

Address: Shimotsui Tanora, Kurashiki 711-0925, Okayama Prefecture
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Ranked #3 of 32 Attractions in Kurashiki
4.0 of 5 stars 54 Reviews
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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Type: Mountains, Outdoors

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Some of the online information about how hard it is to reach the top by bus is not correct. We visited the top by bus from kojima station. Take bus 4 just outside the station, departure time is from 08.30 till 17.30 every hour. It takes 30 min to reach the top, from there you'll need to walk for another... More 

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Kurashiki, Japan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is mountain to be reach by a hiking trail or to an abandoned hotel with your car. Nice view of the seto nankai bridge and sea; you can do some nice shots. Bring your grill and beers and make a BBQ, make sure one person doesn't drink to get you back in his car.

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Tokyo, Japan
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22 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Washuzan is located in the place for 20 min by train from Okayama. If you go to an observatory and climb a hill 10 minutes from there, you can command a whole view of Setonaikai. Many small islands are located in Setonaikai and one bridge has connected those islands between Okayama and Kagawa. Since this bridge is lit up from... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

One of the best views of the Seto Inland Sea I've seen so far. Not a hike though, think a car park, some stairs and a paved road. Still, very much worth the short drive from Kurashiki.

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Okayama, Japan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

there is an old theme park and you can also see the view of bridge. but kinda far from okayama city. if you wanna see the view of the bridge, this is the place.

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2010

We walked from the Kojima Train Station following street signs and the sight of the Ferris wheel on the top of the mountain, taking about an hour. Following the tunnel through the hill the Seto Ohashi bridge comes into sight. Following the trail up the hill leads to Mt. Washu (or Washuzan). The peak provides a great vantage point for... More 

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