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Kurashiki Ivy Square, Kurashiki

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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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  • Even on a sunny day the square itself was not very welcoming but the shps have an astonishing array of cotton goods. Heven on a stick if you are a fan of jeans.  more »
  • After the area located a few minutes walk, so we walked the area visited. Feel the historical brick former Kurashiki cotton spinning factory. Sitting on a bench in the courtyard and spacious, staff is feeling good. Souvenir shop.
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  • It is a tourist complex using the old factory building Kurashiki magistrate kurabo industries. Entwined with Ivy, red-brick building is available such as hotels, museums, restaurants, multi-purpose hall. Kurashiki bikan historical district and adjacent the West entrance was in the gate of the employee previously, can tourists go directly on foot.
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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。