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  • Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter
    Historical Monument
    Okayama Pref. Kurashikishi Chuou - Hon, Higashi-Achi
  • Kibitsu-jinja Shrine
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    4.5
    357 Reviews
    Shrine
    Okayama Pref. Okayamashi Kita-ku Kibitsu 931

    Visited on Saturday and was surprised to see not many people. It was a peaceful stroll because there were not many people. The famed long corridor is quite impressive. Getting there can be a little...

  • Okayama Castle, Castle Tower
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    3.5
    1127 Reviews
    Castle / Ruins of Castle
    Okayama Pref. Okayamashi Kita-ku Marunouchi 2-3-1

    It is quite impressive from outside. Not many castles in Japan are black. It is not so big but a beauty nonetheless. Inside is just another castle museum so nothing much to say. Takes about 10...

  • Saijo Inari (Saijo Inari-san Myokyoji Temple)
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    4.0
    121 Reviews
    Temple
    Okayama Pref. Okayamashi Kita-ku Takamatsuinari 712

    Its ok, great area sTo see, But, not very diferent from or compared to the others that i see in Tokyo or kyoto

  • Bitchu Matsuyama Castle
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    4.5
    282 Reviews
    Historical Monument
    Okayama Pref. Takahashishi Uchisange 1

    The castle is located atop a mountain at an altitude of 430m. Travelled by shared taxi service (1200YEN return) from JR Bitchu-Takahashi Station to Fuigo Toge (A Carpark) and then it a 20 min climb...

Okayama Main Areas

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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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