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7 must see spots in Okayama

Looking for things to do in Okayama? Okayama has many historical buildings that offers the view of Medieval period of Japan. It is also the birthplace of Miyamoto Musashi and Momotaro. Okayama has a rich history.

Okayama Castle, Kurashiki, Fukiya, Katsuyama, Miyamoto Musashi, Bitchu Matsuyama Castle, Kibitsu Shrine.

Kurashiki Historical District

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Information

Kurashiki Historical District of Beautiful Scenery (倉敷美観地区, kurashiki bikanchiku) is a Edo Style town located western Okayama Prefecture. There are many traditional houses which remains since Edo Period. Kurasiki was governed by Tokugawa directly. The scenery around Kurashiki river still remains the original site since Edo period. Today, it is one of the most famous tourist spots in Okayama.

Tourist Info.
You can get a map at visitors center.
There are hundreds of gift shops, restaurants and food stands. Also, there many museum in Kurashiki.
Boat riding is 300 yen.

Access
0. at Okayama Station.
1. use JR Sanyo Line to Kurashiki.
2. walk south (5 min.)

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