Achi jinja is a Shinto shrine located in Honmachi, Kurashiki City,Okayama Prefecture. The shrine was built on Tsurugatayama to hold back invading sea tides. Mt. Tsurugatayama was an island ( called Kamejima) in old days. Visitors can enjoy a splendid panoramic view from atop Mt. Tsurugatayama and the slabs of granite creating the stairs are a striking sight.