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Mt. Washu

Shimotsui Tanora, Kurashiki 711-0925, Okayama Prefecture
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Amazing Sunset @ Mount Washu

Mount Washu (鷲羽山, Washuzan) is located in Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan. It is also part of the... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Taipei, Taiwan
great view of the seto bridge

Nice place for a walk in the nature and to take nice pictures of the seto bridge, especially at... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Filippo N
Udine, Italy
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Shimotsui Tanora, Kurashiki 711-0925, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Mount Washu (鷲羽山, Washuzan) is located in Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan. It is also part of the Setonaikai National Park, Japan's first national park. The name of the 133 m (436 ft) Mount Washu came from the shape of the mountain which looks like an eagle...More

1  Thank jameshuang
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Nice place for a walk in the nature and to take nice pictures of the seto bridge, especially at sunset. Kojima hotel is not far from there.

Thank Filippo N
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

How to go ! 1) take a train to Kojima sta. 2) take a bus at terminal 4 to Washuzan mt. take 20 min , you can ask the tourist information at the train station for the bus schedule. 3) enjoy your trip ;)

1  Thank ArsAn P
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I would not classify this as an attraction in the sense of a place with things to see inside. Rather, you are there to have a clear view of the Great Seto Bridges that connect the islands ahead. There is no need to hike up...More

Thank Ruckdee
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very good view of Setonaikai(Sea) and Seto-Ohashi(bridge) but access by public transportation is not good.The bus runs every hour so it is not frequent.At the view point there are visitor center and cafe , but nothing else.If you take a taxi from the railway station...More

3  Thank GAIDA2014
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is a very impressive place to visit. Seto Ohashi (Seto Great Bridge) is an engineering marvel, as well as making a great photo. Not really accessible by public transport but if you are on a self-drive trip to the area, well worth the detour.

Thank Greg V
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

My grandparents live here, and my dad grew up here. It's so pretty and there aren't many people. I love watching the boats go under the bridge, it's so relaxing. The walk up to the top is tough for my grandmother because she is frail,...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

I guess I lucked out on the day I picked to check out Washuzan. It got cloudy as I was on the way the way there and it was a full on rain by the time I walked up. If you're hoping to get a...More

3  Thank Kng G
Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

Some of the online information about how hard it is to reach the top by bus is not correct. We visited the top by bus from kojima station. Take bus 4 just outside the station, departure time is from 08.30 till 17.30 every hour. It...More

8  Thank Koen R
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This is mountain to be reach by a hiking trail or to an abandoned hotel with your car. Nice view of the seto nankai bridge and sea; you can do some nice shots. Bring your grill and beers and make a BBQ, make sure one...More

Thank CalvinKing
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