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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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  • Recommended area at night is great but is exploring the area early in the morning. Walk in Asahi merged into the town of feeling well town very often shines. If taken further some tourists less time so good.
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  • Yes, elements of this are a bit on the touristy end. But between the cute food shops, chic denim emporiums, The Ohara Museum, good restaurants at every price range, and lovely architecture, you can't ...  more »
  • 本町和東町一帶有很多復古的咖啡室,小商店,可以悠閒的逛. 川邊也很美,建議可以下午去,待個半天,到傍晚點燈後拍個照再走. 早上團客比較多.