Kurashiki river - From Takasago Bridge, Japan

Kurashiki river - From Takasago Bridge, Japan
Kurashiki river - From Takasago Bridge, Japan
Kurashiki River is located in Kurashiki, Japan, along the city's old historical district. The most famous feature of the area is its 2.4 km long canal, lined with 295 Edo Period style white-washed storehouses and teahouses. It has one of the most picturesque views in Japan, offering a glance into Kurashiki's ancient past. There are also many traditional shops, restaurants, and cafes along the canal, offering a unique glimpse into Japan's past. Sometimes, there are boat rides available that take travelers along the canal to further explore the area. Visitors to the area will love exploring the nearby historic Kurashiki Bikan Historical Area as well, which is known for its old storehouses and its preserved cultural museum area.