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Good place to walk around. Nice atmosphere. not far from station, if you want to make a day trip but we stayed at Kurashiki where we prefer to a big city. Every spots can create beautiful pix. highly recommend if you like a romantic small...More
We jumped on a Shinkansen from Okayama to Kurashiki and could not find the Bikan historical quarter. After asking a couple of Japanese people we realised that we were at Shin Kurashiki Station, not Kurashiki Station. We had to go back a couple of stops...More
Beautiful precinct of very old and not so old buildings, mostly in traditional stre, with a canal as a focal point. Located at the base of a knoll where a shrine sits gracefully above the cityscape, we've spent two very low key and relaxing days...More
Short walk from the Kurashiki train station with sign postings along the way. Well preserved buildings along the canal. We visited a shop that sell sesame products. Walk into the shops and experience the local courteous service. We bought Muscat grapes that are in season...More
The Venice of Japan. Really nice to walk around the wee shops. Not too busy with tourists, lots of street food and some vendors selling jewellery along the river bank. The boat tours are a novelty even if I cant understand Japanese (the boat guide...More
Especially when the weather is sunny, this is a very nice place to just walk around through the old streets and see the old houses. From here you are on walking distance to some museums, temples and shrines. Enough to spend a day. Enjoy!
I visited here recently and was glad I came. This area retains the feel of Japan in an earlier era and is very pretty with a small canal system. You can take a very brief canal ride (something I did not try) and there are...More