"Okayama - worth a look!" Top 5 Page for this destination Okayama-ken by tigerjapan
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Okayama is in the Kansai area of Japan. If you are in Nara or Kyoto and feel like checking out somewhere a bit different, then Okayama might be the place for you. You could also visit Kurashiki, which is an old period townwith canals.
The main reason i am recommending Okayama is for the Okayama Villas (see my accommodation tip), which are a group of great villas scattered thru Okayama-ken. The villas are great for anyone. Friends of mine have used most of them and have only ever had good things to say.
We went for the beach and were able to find some great secluded areas where we could lay on rocks and dive straight into the sea. No-one else was around, it was absolutely beautiful!
- Pros:Secluded, beautiful and relaxing
- Cons:Not the easiest place to get to for first-time visitors in japan
- In a nutshell:A great, reasonably priced place to relax.
Okayama has many sites and places of interets. Having a car is a major asset. The rail system in Japan is excellent, but... more travel advice
No crowds and the people are so friendly. You have to stay at one of the Okayama Villas (see my accommodation tip). My... more travel advice
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