"Okayama - gateway to Shikoku Island" Top 5 Page for this destination Okayama by yumyum

Okayama Travel Guide: 105 reviews and 335 photos

When you leave the railway station you are greeted by this guy. I first visited this town in 1993.

This is one of the few cities in Japan which has trams, a reconstructed castle and a famous garden.

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  • Pros:Nice place to stop over
  • Last visit to Okayama: Oct 2005
  • Intro Written Dec 2, 2005
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2014 at 3:20 PM

    This looks like a nice town for a stopover. I'm glad they have tram lines.

  • Aug 18, 2009 at 6:17 AM

    Intersting tips !

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Jan 9, 2009 at 1:15 PM

    Thats an interesting castle, thanks for sharing, Sonja !

  • dlandt's Profile Photo
    Feb 9, 2008 at 7:51 AM

    I tried to stop over here but we ran out of time.

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2007 at 3:27 AM

    Lovely little page on Okayama esp. the black Crow Castle. Good accommodation tip too. Also thanks so much Sonja for checking out my Niagara Falls page.

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Mar 1, 2007 at 10:37 AM

    Nice page on Okayama. Went to the Koen too, nice. Bring back fond memories. Cheers, SL

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Feb 2, 2007 at 10:58 PM

    The castle looks impressive. Interesting transportation tips.

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Feb 2, 2007 at 12:17 AM

    Ah :-) The castle looks gorgeous ! And cherry blossoms of course, too :-) I'd love to go back to Japan, but... well one day maybe :-) Yes and sleep in Ryokans :-)

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Sep 20, 2006 at 2:24 PM

    I have never heard of any public transport system where you pay when getting off the vehicle. Very interesting. Stunning page with brilliant photos. ;-)

  • Rabbityama's Profile Photo
    Dec 7, 2005 at 7:13 PM

    Your picture brings back memories! I did not really see much of Okayama city, but I love Okayama-ken!


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