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Kurashiki Ekimae Tourist Information Center

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Kurashiki Ekimae Tourist Information Center

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1-7-2 Achi 2F West Bldg., Kurashiki 710-0055 Okayama Prefecture
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Kurashiki Rickshaw Tour
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Kurashiki Rickshaw Tour

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Discover Kurashiki the traditional way: on a rickshaw. As a shogunate crown colony in the Edo period (1603~1868), Kurashiki enjoyed prosperity by storing goods and products from all over Japan. Alongside the canals are white-wall Japanese style warehouses and traditional Japanese houses with willow trees on the bank. This tour can be customized to your preferred departure time, ending point, and length.
$50.73 per adult
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Rumples wrote a review Sep 2020
Tucson, Arizona10,291 contributions3,451 helpful votes
We came to Kurashiki by train from Okayama so looked for a tourist information office nearby. This one proved to be just to the right after exiting the station and was well marked. Only one woman sat at the desk. She greeted us with a nice smile, spoke excellent English and proved to be extremely helpful. All questions that we raised got answered to our satisfaction, and she gave us maps and brochures in English. The racks held additional material in English as well as other languages. We wanted to explore the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Area, so she gave us an excellent walking map, along with careful instructions on how to get there on foot. For those with luggage, this center has lockers. It also offers Wi-Fi.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Allan S wrote a review Oct 2018
Singapore, Singapore96 contributions19 helpful votes
Like all other train stations, you can find tourist information and maps at this centre. Various language brochures are available for free. English speaking staff is usually on duty at the centre.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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IZ_Zardai wrote a review Feb 2018
Tokyo, Japan156 contributions45 helpful votes
Helpful and friendly staff. They can give you good ideas about the Bikan Historical area but also other things nearby that are worth visiting. They have plenty of maps and accompanying written materials and guides for Kurashiki and Okayama prefecture.
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Date of experience: February 2018
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Sophie C wrote a review Jun 2016
Paris, France188 contributions50 helpful votes
First thing to do: just stop by this TIC (tourist information center) which is 50m on the right just after the exit of the station. You will find maps and information on Kurashiki's places to see (though not so many) and a helpful staff.
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Date of experience: June 2016
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DoreenLovesTravel wrote a review Mar 2016
Weimar288 contributions53 helpful votes
Good for picking up some maps. They can also direct you to certain places and tell you about opening times. And they had free wifi too for planing some onward traveling.
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Date of experience: September 2015
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