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Stories and Tips Kurashiki

Museums, museums, and more museums!

Written by Composthp on 01 Jun, 2003

At last count, there are approximately 13 museums in Kurashiki, most of them located within walking distance in the historical Bizen area. For a small town, we were impressed by the number of museums and a little envious of the local townsfolk, they are so…Read More


Of shopping and food tasting

Written by Composthp on 01 Jun, 2003

Kurashiki's delicacies include beautifully boxed muscat gapes (US$20 for a small bunch!), white peaches (only seasonal and equally expensive), mamakari sushi (sardine-like fish) and Murasuzume, crepe-like dessert with red-bean filling (now that we can afford!) Unfortunately, the latter is best eaten hot and fresh, not…Read More


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