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

The shrine is on a hill behind the Bikan area of Kurashiki. The Shrine is reached by climbing a series of steps. Unlike many hilltop shrines, the steps are shallow and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
Sidney, Canada
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Sidney, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The shrine is on a hill behind the Bikan area of Kurashiki. The Shrine is reached by climbing a series of steps. Unlike many hilltop shrines, the steps are shallow and the climb was easily done even with a broken toe! The ancient shrine is currently under renovation so cannot be easily viewed, however the nearby temple grounds offer views... More 

Thank lanlubber2015
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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.

Thank dick_mary
Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

Thank Hanh N
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117 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
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.

Thank DDS.LO
Kurashiki, Japan
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

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

Thank Maneki-neko

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