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Kurashiki Rickshaw Tour
"When you come to Kurashiki and arrive at the older part of town and hop onto a rickshaw any time between 9.30am and 5.30pm you will be transported back in time. Away from navigating around cars strolling on the wide walkway along the historical canal lined with weeping willows you might just find yourself imagining how the city must have been a couple of hundred of years ago. The small side streets are still filled with shops and old warehouses. With the help from our knowledgeable guide learn what an important role Kurashiki played in the past and why it is dotted with buildings belonging distinctly to the Meiji period. The tours described below are model routes. They may be further customized based on your preferred starting an the length of your tour and points of interests.30 Minute OptionStarting with the Kurashiki Monogatarikan
From JPY4,500.00
 
"Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains
"Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka""This is a private day trip with a native English-speaking guide and driver. Kobe is the origin of Kobe beef and has one of the most famous hot springs in Japan Arima Onsen as well as Mt Rokko.Itinerary8:30am - Pick up at your hotel (anywhere in central Osaka).9:30am - Ascend Mt. Rokko via the historic Mt. Rokko Cable Car operating since 1932. This ""funicular"" type ascent is sure to please riders of all ages!  Your private vehicle will reunite with you at the top of the mountain.10:15am - Visit Kobe Botanical Gardens up high on Mt. Rokko. A diverse landscape and flora awaits your discovery in this large garden.12pm - Japanese lunch at Arima Onsen (hot springs).12:45pm - Bathing and relaxing at Arima Onsen where the therapeutic waters have been appreciated by generations. Both indoor and outdoor bathing and soaking facilities are available
From $288.00
 
"Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains
"Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka""This is a private day trip with a native English-speaking guide and driver. Kobe is the origin of Kobe beef and has one of the most famous hot springs in Japan Arima Onsen as well as Mt Rokko.Itinerary8:30am - Pick up at your hotel (anywhere in central Osaka).9:30am - Ascend Mt. Rokko via the historic Mt. Rokko Cable Car operating since 1932. This ""funicular"" type ascent is sure to please riders of all ages!  Your private vehicle will reunite with you at the top of the mountain.10:15am - Visit Kobe Botanical Gardens up high on Mt. Rokko. A diverse landscape and flora awaits your discovery in this large garden.12pm - Japanese lunch at Arima Onsen (hot springs).12:45pm - Bathing and relaxing at Arima Onsen where the therapeutic waters have been appreciated by generations. Both indoor and outdoor bathing and soaking facilities are available
From $288.00

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Ritsurin-koen

The entrance of Ritsurin-koen is about a three minute walk away from Ritsurin-koen Kitaguchi Station. Ritsurin-koen is open from dawn to dusk. Ritsurin-koen was first laid out as gardens in the...
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Cherry Blossom Viewing

Ritsurin-koen is a popular spot for hanami - or cherry blossom viewing. This is a very popular Japanese pastime in the spring when crowds of people spread out their pale blue mats beneath the cherry...
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Takamatsu-jo

Takamatsu-jo or Takamatsu Castle was originally built in 1588. It was occupied by the Matsudaira Clan until the Meiji Restoration in 1868. Only parts of the castle, such as turrets, walls, moats,...
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Free internet access

Free internet access availible at I-PAL language center. My fondest memory from Takamastu most be the experience of the typhoon nr. 21 on 29th September 2004.
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Oct 01, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Takamatsu

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River Walk

It was a really pleasant and peaceful walk from Kotohira Station along the river on our way to Kompira-san. We passed by, among other thing,s a sort of old wooden watch tower or signal tower on...
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Kinryo-no-sato Sake Museum

Also close to Kompira-san Shrine there is a sake museum. This museum describes the different stages involved in sake production. We did not visit the inside of the museum. We just took photos of its...
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Kanamaru-za Kabuki Theatre

Kanamaru-za Kabuki Theatre is located near the foot of Kompira-san Shrine. This is the oldest Kabuki Theatre in Japan. It dates from 1835 and was restored n the 1970s. Plays are still staged here...
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Busshinji Temple

Busshinji Temple was built in 1714 by the wishes of Ikeda Tsunamasa's sister. The Ikeda crest is located on the temple's roof tiles. The temple's garden is surprisingly large and quite beautiful....
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Tivoli Park

Slightly incongruously when you are in Kurashiki next to the station, you will see a mini- Copenhagen based theme park called Kurashiki Tivoli Park. We did not enter the park. It was closed during our...
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Temples

There were a couple of extremely beautiful temples on the hill near the canal area. We enjoyed exploring them and especially loved their incredibly beautiful gardens. I confess I do not remember their...
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"One day visit"
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