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Stroll through history at Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, a nostalgic neighborhood characterized by its Edo Period architecture, weeping willows, and stone bridges. This historical district rose to importance in the 17th century, when Kurashiki represented a significant stop along the rice distribution route. Take a scenic boat ride along the Kurashiki River to take in views of centuries-old villas along its banks, and be sure to stop by the quarter's many souvenir shops and local cafes after taking in the sights. Use our Kurashiki online trip planner to arrange your visit to Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter and other attractions in Kurashiki.
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Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter reviews
Oh we loved our stay here! Try to schedule early in your trip to Japan? I would suggest arriving in the evening, checking into the Dormy Inn across the street from the quarter, and then walking... more »
We were here over a weekend and it was incredibly lively. Sunday was busier with families from the region exploring the area. We are hoping to return but will probably do it during the week due to..... more »
Great place to visit to get a feel for historic Japanese Architecture and streets. It's a beautiful neighborhood full of renovated old houses, shops and restaurants. It is extremely walkable and most of the streets are closed to cars at certain times. There are lots of great places to stay as well.
Small quaint town. Nice visit if you are in the area like Okayama. Nice place to walk around the canal and old homes. If possible, try to get there early morning to avoid tour bus groups. Also, visit Ohara Museum of Art. Very surprised in the selection. Didn't plan on staying long, maybe less than an hour. I think I stayed almost 2 hrs.
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