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Mt. Washu

Shimotsui Tanora, Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture 711-0925, Japan
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Ranked #3 of 31 attractions in Kurashiki
Type: Mountains
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Tokyo, Japan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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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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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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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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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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