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Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture
+81 86-426-3030
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“boat ride” (9 reviews)
“edo period” (8 reviews)
Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture
+81 86-426-3030
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Reviewed yesterday

Not too close to Kurashiki station, 20 min walk to this old place Many shops and restaurants are waiting for you to buy and try Nice view for photo and good to walk

Thank Sriratana P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were staying at Uji and had the JR pass do we decided to come here for a day trip. Boy was it worth it. The canal area was magnificent despite having alot of tourists. The buildings were spectacular and it's not too far away...More

Thank mingguang_han
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is stunningly beautiful. The canal area seems made for photo-taking, while the older buildings along it and the streets seem to be from a Japanese historical picture. Yes, definitely crowded and touristy, but that does not take away from this place's beauty.

Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was crowded but not overtly so. Arrived at 3pm and stayed to night. There were lots of shops to browse and food to try. The area is picturesque and despite the crowd, there are ample photo op in the district! Lots of fruit related...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd recommend people come to Kurashiki, even if just to see this canal! If you're lost, ask for "Kurashiki-gawa" or "Ima-bashi". It's a lovely place with some nice shops along the way. Definitely come on a day when there's good weather and take lots of...More

Thank bekahlime
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a night in the start on November during weekend. It must be a very popular destination for locals as well, the Bikan area was very crowded, lines for sweets and coffee, lines for canal cruising. But still the area is very lovely to...More

Thank endis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An historical quarter with a shrine up in the cliff. I do enjoy the cool walk in November and enjoy the autumn red leaves all over the district. No much people around and slowly experience the place got to offer. Overall, I do enjoy the...More

Thank Luther L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the tourists leave and the city gets dark you can feel the way Japan villages use to be like hundreds of years ago. On a Sunday it is very crowded but still a lovely area to stroll around. It almost has a fake feel...More

1  Thank cruisr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kurashiki is the third largest city in the Chugoku Region following Hiroshima and Okayama with a population of slightly less than 500,000. You should know that the Tokugawa shogunate directly owned parts of land and mines throughout the country called Tenryou. Tax raised from Tenryou...More

Thank tomizuta1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did a day trip from Osaka. Shinkansen took around 1.5 hours and I headed to the Kurashiki historical district first in the morning before Okayama in the afternoon. This was one of my favorite place. It was really scenic and peaceful. Highly recommended for people...More

Thank B_rendayy
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Heidi E
1 February 2015|
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