Not far from Okayama is a place perfect for bicycle touring. It is called the Kibi Plain. The plain has a 17 Kilometer bicycle route that winds through charming rural landscapes. The bike route starts at Bizen-Ichinomiya station and after winding through rice fields, temples, and shrines, ends at Soja station.
Blue Moon beach house at Isshiki Beach in Hayama (No. 65 of "World's 100 Best Beaches" by CNN in 2014) is positioned in the center of the crescent overlooking the soft silky sands and into the deep blue horizon. Their dining, music, drinks, rentals, and spa services will take your beach going experience to a whole other level in Japan.
Kiyomizudera, also known as the Pure Water Temple is one of more famous temples in Japan. This temple is located up in a hill in the east of Kyoto. One of the things that stands out is the wooden stage in the main hall that is 13 meters above the hill. During the spring period, this will give you an amazing view of the cherry blossom. From the wooden stage, you will also able to see Kyoto city in the distance. Kiyomizudera is also inside the list of UNESCO World Heritage.