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Market Spots in Kurashiki Area

  • Future--the Okayama Fishing Industry Cooperative Exhibition Hall and Sales Outlet
    Okayama Pref. Kurashikishi Kojimaekimae 3-23
    Future is a sales outlet for marine products located in Kojima Ekimae 3-chome in the city of Kurashiki. It sells fresh seafood caught in nearby fishing ports, such as Shimotsui, including the dried octopus that Shimotsui is famous for, demonstration sales of processed foods, such as roasted conger eel. Souvenirs are also on sale. The adjacent restaurant (reservations required for groups of ten or more) serves Takomeshi (rice with pieces of boiled octopus), using Shimotsui octopus.
  • Fureaiasaichi
    Okayama Pref. Kurashiki City Tamashimachuocho1-2-5
  • Hoshi no Go Aozora Ichi
    Okayama Ibara-shi Biseicho Nishimizusuna 55-1
  • Sansaichi
    Okayama prefecture Kurashiki city Kurashiki station front shopping area, and surrounding areas

Okayama Main Areas


Overshadowed by Hiroshima to the west and the Kansai region to the east, Okayama is an easy spot to miss but a nature-rich gem where the Seto Inland Sea laps at its toes and peach and grape farms complete its interior. One of Japan's Three Great Gardens, Koraku-en in Okayama city is well worth a visit before progressing to Kurashiki, where preserved wooden Edo buildings line the picturesque canal.

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