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Address: 12-1, Honmachi, Kurashiki 710-0054, Okayama Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 86-425-4898
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Shrine with a View

While in Kurashiki we took the actually short, yet apparently dauntingly climb up to the Achi Shrine. It has several other shrines and temples at the summit, along with an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

One of the best spots in the town, less touristy than the rest and great to walk and feel the spirit of the place.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Because it is on a hill, the Achi shrine provides an elevated view of the city and surrounding area. However, there are much better shrines in Japan.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

While in Kurashiki we took the actually short, yet apparently dauntingly climb up to the Achi Shrine. It has several other shrines and temples at the summit, along with an excellent view of the Bikan historical quarter. In April the cherry trees were in full blossom and nicely decorated with festive lanterns. Bring a lunch to enjoy in the open... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I didn't enter the shrine or the temple, but the path up to the shrine was amazing with bamboo forest and nice gardens. Heavenly! And the view up top was pretty nice, although from where I was I couldn't really see the ocean, just the town of Kurashiki.

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TAIWAN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I climbed up to here in the morning,it was peaceful and quiet. I saw no one by chilly wind, it was an ordinary temple yet filled with wisdom.

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Kurashiki, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Right off the main arcade, worth a visit while in Kurashiki

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Address: 12-1, Honmachi, Kurashiki 710-0054, Okayama Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 86-425-4898
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chugoku  >  Okayama Prefecture  >  Kurashiki

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