Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

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Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter (倉敷美観地区, Kurashiki Bikan Chiku) is a historic merchant quarter which used its central canal for delivering goods.

Overview

Address

Honmachi, Kurashiki, Okayama 710-0054 (Directions)

Hours

Open 24 hours Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Holidays Open 24 hours

Price

Free entry

Phone Number

086-422-0542

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