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12-1, Honmachi, Kurashiki 710-0054, Okayama Prefecture
+81 86-425-4898
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will have to climb some stairs to get to this shrine, but it is certainly worth it. The complex has some nice altars and since it is high on the hill, you have a nice overview over the city. Certainly worth a visit and...More

Thank Frank v
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Achi shrine is quite small shrine close to the Bikan Historical Quarter. We really liked it because of lots of Darumas. It's the highest point in Kurashiki with a very nice view.

Thank fotopodroznik
Reviewed November 11, 2017

This shrine stands on the highest point in Kurashiki, so I'd hoped to get a view of the Bikan. Although the view looks out over the further afield and less interesting parts of Kurashiki, it isn't possible to look directly down on the Bikan. The...More

Thank Selsy
Reviewed October 16, 2017

After arriving at Kurashiki it was a short walk to the hill where we climbed up to Achi Shrine which has stood here for 1700 years. It stands on top of Mount Tsurugata and is the highest point in the town, but even so the...More

Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Steep climb up steps to get there in the very hot weather of August. No view from the top worth talking about despite what the reviewers say.

Thank Bomoh
Reviewed April 15, 2017

For those coming to pray or just to look this shrine is a tranquil place. The morning we were there local people were enjoying hospitality and the atmosphere was welcoming. It is worth a visit just for the architecture, some wonderful traditional structures are found...More

Thank DFP_13
Reviewed April 14, 2017

I was here with my mum during early March and there was an absolutely magnificent Hina Doll exhibition on in one of the parlours of the shrine. Can definitely recommend if you're in the area over Hina-matsuri time. Otherwise, the shrine itself is very much...More

Thank waffler_au
Reviewed November 2, 2016

traditional Japanese temple. not so crowded and well enough pretty but quite many mosquito. made all of us itchy. quick visit and quick run finally. ha

Thank iamface
Reviewed July 3, 2016

I got up early to beat the crowds in the Bikan Historic Quarter and decided to visit the shrine first, which was a god decision because the day got quite hot. The shrine was wonderful and so nice to stroll around. The shrine dates back...More

Thank Oyaji090
Reviewed June 12, 2016

We loved our walk we went down the stairs and up the back way less stairs. Thoroughly enjoyed wandering around this peaceful area. Fantastic views!

Thank Sue P
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