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Achi Shrine

12-1, Honmachi, Kurashiki 710-0054, Okayama Prefecture
+81 86-425-4898
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12-1, Honmachi, Kurashiki 710-0054, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This shrine stands on the highest point in Kurashiki, so I'd hoped to get a view of the Bikan. Although the view looks out over the further afield and less interesting parts of Kurashiki, it isn't possible to look directly down on the Bikan. The...More

Thank Selsy
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

After arriving at Kurashiki it was a short walk to the hill where we climbed up to Achi Shrine which has stood here for 1700 years. It stands on top of Mount Tsurugata and is the highest point in the town, but even so the...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Steep climb up steps to get there in the very hot weather of August. No view from the top worth talking about despite what the reviewers say.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

For those coming to pray or just to look this shrine is a tranquil place. The morning we were there local people were enjoying hospitality and the atmosphere was welcoming. It is worth a visit just for the architecture, some wonderful traditional structures are found...More

Thank DFP_13
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I was here with my mum during early March and there was an absolutely magnificent Hina Doll exhibition on in one of the parlours of the shrine. Can definitely recommend if you're in the area over Hina-matsuri time. Otherwise, the shrine itself is very much...More

Thank waffler_au
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

traditional Japanese temple. not so crowded and well enough pretty but quite many mosquito. made all of us itchy. quick visit and quick run finally. ha

Thank iamface
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

I got up early to beat the crowds in the Bikan Historic Quarter and decided to visit the shrine first, which was a god decision because the day got quite hot. The shrine was wonderful and so nice to stroll around. The shrine dates back...More

Thank Oyaji090
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We loved our walk we went down the stairs and up the back way less stairs. Thoroughly enjoyed wandering around this peaceful area. Fantastic views!

Thank Sue P
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Just on one side of the Bikan area, this temple is easily accessed by walking up a few dozens of steps. Arriving at the top, the temple precincts include a rest area from where you can have a view over Kurashiki and the tiled roofs...More

Thank Sophie C
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Reviewed 22 October 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...More

Thank lanlubber2015
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