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Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, Kurashiki
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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. To visit Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter on your trip to Kurashiki, use our Kurashiki itinerary planner.
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  • After spending the majority of the day at Ritsurin Garden in Takamatsu, we took a bus back to Takamatsu Station, returning to Okayama Station and getting on a train for 15-20 minutes to Kurashiki wher...  more »
  • Checked into the hotel near walking across the area, walk in the Park. The landscape better exploring the back streets also is fun. Is about an hour looking at a quick pace 2-3 hours, if you take look at?. But I feel many people during the day and unique in our emotion is gone at night also lights up should feel very good. (The area of the night is recommended). night guests can enjoy Cafe and tavern. Souvenir shops are closed 18:00 where is the feeling?. Take a look at night and wander.
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  • Arriving early in the morning is enjoy the few shops open so I was walking alone in the streets. In old buildings, stylish cafes morning ate breakfast!
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