Ōhara Museum of Art
This is Kurashiki's premier museum, housing the predominantly Western art collection amassed by local textile magnate Ōhara Magosaburō...
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,...
Japan Rural Toy Museum
Four rooms are crammed with displays of wooden toys, masks, dolls and spinning tops (including a world record breaker), and a colourful...
The low-ceilinged, wood-and-brick interior of this caffeine-lovers' paradise is thick with the aroma of freshly roasted beans. The menu...
This traditional eatery, in a 200-year-old warehouse with chunky beams and long wooden tables, is famed for the sardine-like local...
Lonely Planet review
A large, pleasant canal-side restaurant opposite the Ōhara Museum, serving sashimi set meals, seafood-and-rice dishes, and some desserts (from ¥525). You can get the local sardine-like speciality here in mamakari-zushi form for ¥1050. Cash only.