13 Sights in Kurashiki, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Kurashiki, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Kurashiki, Japan.

Sightseeing Tours in Kurashiki

1. 倉敷市立自然史博物館

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倉敷市立自然史博物館 Phronimoi / CC BY-SA 3.0

Kurashiki City Natural History Museum is a museum located in Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture. Located near Kurashiki City Library and Kurashiki City Museum of Art. It opened on November 3, 1983. There are four permanent exhibition rooms and one special exhibition room in a three -story building, and there are animals and plants in Okayama Prefecture, such as insects, fossils, and meteorites around the world. With the aim of managing and exhibiting materials related to natural history and improving culture, research may be conducted at the request of local governments.

Wikipedia: 倉敷市立自然史博物館 (JA)

2. Ohara Museum of Art

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The Ohara Museum of Art in Kurashiki was the first collection of Western art to be permanently exhibited in Japan. The museum opened in 1930 and originally consisted almost entirely of French paintings and sculptures of the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection has now expanded to include paintings of the Italian Renaissance and of the Dutch and Flemish 17th century. Well-known American and Italian artists of the 20th century are also included in the collection.

Wikipedia: Ohara Museum of Art (EN), Website

3. 日本第一熊野神社

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Kumano Shrine is Kumano Shrine located in the village of Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture. It is referred to as "Japan Daiichi Kumano Twelve Company Gonzu". The gods are Ikenami God, Ikena Naki God, Iya Mikojin, and Hayama no Omojin. From the left, the shrine has a form similar to the Kumano Motomiya Taisha, which is alongside the third, the first, the second, the fourth, the fifth, and the sixth temple.

Wikipedia: 熊野神社 (倉敷市林) (JA), Website

4. 吉備寺

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Kibi-ji Temple is a temple of the Omuro school of the Shingon sect located in Makibi-cho, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture. Its sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple, is Kagamibayashi-san. The principal image is said to have been created by Gyoki, Yakushi Nyorai (Healing Buddha) and has become hibutsu (public view).

Wikipedia: 吉備寺 (JA)

5. 箭田大塚古墳

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Yata Ōtsuka Kofun (箭田大塚古墳) is a Kofun period burial mound located in the Mabi-chō neighborhood of the city of Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, in the San'yō region of Japan. The tumulus was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 1929, with the area under protection expanded in 1992.

Wikipedia: Yata Ōtsuka Kofun (EN), Url

6. 五流尊瀧院

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Goryu Sontaki-in is a Shugendo temple located in Hayashi, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture. The honzon is the eleven-sided Kannon. It is the main temple of "Shugendo", which is a sect of the Tendai Shugen system. The president is Jun Miyake, professor emeritus at Keio University.

Wikipedia: 五流尊瀧院 (JA)

7. 鴻八幡宮

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Konhachimangu Shrine is a shrine (Hachiman-gu Shrine) located in Kojima, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture. The shrine is a prefectural shrine in the old Kotoura-cho, Kami-cho, Tanokuchi, and Karakin no kami (a deity of the clan and the shrine) of the old shrine ranking system.

Wikipedia: 鴻八幡宮 (JA)

8. 藤戸寺

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Fujitoji Temple is a temple of the Koyasan Shingon sect located in Fujito, Fujito-cho, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture. The name of the mountain is Mt. Aidura. The honzon is a thousand-handed Kannon. It is known as "Fujito no Daishi-sama" and "Genpei War Memorial Temple".

Wikipedia: 藤戸寺 (JA)

9. Kurashiki Kinenkan

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Kurashiki Folk Crafts Museum is a registered museum in Okayama Prefecture that preserves and exhibits folk crafts from around the world related to daily life in Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture. It is operated by the Kurashiki Folk Art Museum.

Wikipedia: 倉敷民藝館 (JA)

10. 倉紡記念館

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Kurabokinen Memorial Hall is a company museum of Kurashiki Spinning located in Kurashiki Ivy Square in Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture. It was built in 1888 as a warehouse for storing cotton. Registered by the state and structure.

Wikipedia: 倉紡記念館 (JA)

11. Brazilian Park Washuzan Highland

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Washuzan Highland is an amusement park located in Shimotsui, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture. The previous catch phrase was "Amusement park with a view of the Seto Bridge". Currently, it is "Brazilian Park Washuzan Highland".

Wikipedia: 鷲羽山ハイランド (JA), Website

12. 日本キリスト教団天城教会

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日本キリスト教団天城教会 Tatushin / CC BY-SA 3.0

Tenjo Church is a church of the Japanese Christian Organization located in Tenjo, Fujito-cho, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture. The hall is designated as an important cultural property of Okayama Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 天城教会 (JA)

13. 観龍寺

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観龍寺 Tatushin / CC BY-SA 3.0

Kanryuji Temple is a temple of the Shingon sect of the Omuro sect located in Achi, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. The name of the mountain is Mt. Hoju. The temple is a special main mountain.

Wikipedia: 観龍寺 (倉敷市) (JA)


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