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Tusyama (津山) is a castle town located in middle of Okayama Prefecture. It is very famous for its castle and Sakura. There are many traditional houses which offers tourist the time traveling to Edo period. Tsuyama Castle which is the main feature of Tsuyama is chosen as 100 best Japanese castle and Sakura spots.

Tourist Info.
There are many parking. You can get a map at the tourist organization center located at the castle.

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Map around Tusyama

Detailed Travel Guide

Tsuyama castle
... is the main feature of Tsuyama. It is a ruin of hilltop castle which is built in the early Sengoku period (1441 to 1444). Current structure was designed by Mori Tadamasa in 1603. There are about 1,000 Sakura in this castle. In the early April, Sakura bloom and many people enjoy Hanami party. It is also very popular for its Azalea flowers.

Katsumata Town
... is the preserved district for historical scenery. It is located east side of Tsuyama castle. There are many traditional houses in this area.

Tamachi area
... is used to be the residence of Samura. There are many ruins such as house gates and walls are remain this area.