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Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture
+81 86-426-3030
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“boat ride” (9 reviews)
“historical area” (10 reviews)
Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture
+81 86-426-3030
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful walk in the old area of kurashiki among old wooden houses many small restaurants, tea house, souvenir shops, and local tourists. A good place to spend an afternoon or an evening.

Thank Elon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The historical quarter is very pretty. It is quite small, covering the streets by the canal and a couple of blocks back, but the variety of shops and restaurants means that you can spend quite a bit of time wandering around, and it's relaxing and...More

Thank Selsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked around the canal district. Very picturesque. Highlight was a french lunch at Maison (not on trip advisor). Some parts are a little tourist-trappy though.

Thank Javo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places in Japan for a leisurely trip to experience the scenic view of heritage beauty of the buildings, canal area and the bridges. You can also experience the boat ride in the canal.

Thank Vinayak N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The town that brings you back to the ancient Japanese environment along with a scenic river. Most of the restaurants/dessert stores has long queue though.

Thank junhuy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is such a beautiful place. If you are a nature lover, I bet you just can't skip this place. Lot of shopping places, Ohara museum, picturesque canal, swans swimming. It's all just mesmerizing!!!

Thank Jasdeep386
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The historical quarter consisted of a few streets and canals that were well worth spending some moments walking around. there were old traditional Japanese houses that had been converted in to cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops and specialty shops. All the houses are preserved with white...More

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Heidi E
1 February 2015|
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Response from raffles123 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, did not have time to take one, but, doubt if they are very expensive.