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Kurashiki Ivy Square, Kurashiki
(3.5/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Built in 1889 as the country's first cotton mill, Kurashiki Ivy Square has since transformed into a complex of museums, shops, and restaurants. Learn about the history of Kurashiki Bosekijo, the company that established the profitable mill building, and stop in the museum housing works by Western-style artist Kojima Torajiro, as well as some of the Egyptian and Islamic works from his own collection. Peruse artisan shops selling ceramics and other handicrafts, or take a rickshaw ride through the square. Museum-goers should be prepared for minimal English explanation regarding the exhibits. Plan to see Kurashiki Ivy Square and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kurashiki vacation builder.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Nice place in this former factory converted to a hotel and shopping mall close to the channel.
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  • Tired of walking in the Kurashiki tourism here. The city of red brick and Ivy green, sky blue. Hotel features a restaurant and a souvenir shop in the classic buildings and is cute too weathervane on the roof.
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  • Ivy Square in the Museum of fine arts. Lots of pictures in the Ohara Museum of art, depicting most painters of one picture. Found by chance, and free of all was seen as a private person! Ivy's souvenir shop was filled with tasting.
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  • Place reminds me of a hospital, old and poorly maintained. The outside is promising, but interior is what you stay at. They do have Onsen and location in the center is good.
  • Surprise place to discover. Amazing atmosphere surrounds with historical European style buildings. Beautiful place to stay.
  • Vintage feel with 1950s decor and onsen style bathing. Pretty relaxed feel and great buffet bkfst.
  • Great Meiji era feel to this place and many interesting shops.
  • 美観地区に隣接していて便利です。 部屋はクラシカルでした。