Kojima Torajirō Memorial Hall
Kojima Torajirō was the European-style painter who went above and beyond in helping Ōhara build up his art collection; head to this...
Kurabō Memorial Hall
Textile enthusiasts can learn all about the history of the Japanese textile industry at this museum at Kurashiki's Ivy Square.
Kurashiki Museum of Folk-craft
Housed in an attractive complex of rice warehouses dating from the late 18th century, with interesting exhibits of ceramics, glassware,...
The low-ceilinged, wood-and-brick interior of this caffeine-lovers' paradise is thick with the aroma of freshly roasted beans. The menu...
A large, pleasant canal-side restaurant opposite the Ōhara Museum, serving sashimi set meals, seafood-and-rice dishes, and some...
3-12 Honmachi · interesting places nearby
This traditional eatery, in a 200-year-old warehouse with chunky beams and long wooden tables, is famed for the sardine-like local speciality. The tasty fish is supposed to induce bouts of uncontrollable feasting, so that people are obliged to kari (borrow) more mama (rice) from their neighbours in order to carry on with their binge.
There are sets at lunch and kaiseki -style course options (from ¥4200; reservations recommended) available at dinner, as well as an à la carte menu.