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Okayama City

The capital of Okayama Prefecture

About Okayama City

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Pfft Cat Cafe, Okayama

Pfft Cat Cafe, Okayama

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Pet and play with beautiful pure breed cats, drink juice and eat delicious snacks in the luxurious surroundings of this parlour..

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Inujima Cafe Walk 9

Inujima Cafe Walk

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Inujima is a near deserted island off the south coast of Okayama Prefecture, whose population had decreased from three thousand..

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Places to stay in Okayama City

Okayama City Air B&B

Okayama City Air B&B

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Our sunny, spacious two bedroom apartment is a 10 minute taxi ride from Okayama station. It is located on the 6th floor with great..

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Inujima

Inujima

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Inujima is one of the many islands of the Seto Inland Sea. Due to its small surface area, you can go all over the island by walking...

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Uki Cafe

Uki Cafe

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One of the challenges of staying at Inujima is the lack of dining options after dark, with the Museum Café closing at 4pm. The..

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Korakuen Garden

Korakuen Garden

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Although there are many impressive gardens throughout Japan, few can match the design and beauty of Korakuen in Okayama City.

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About Okayama City

Okayama City is the capital of Okayama Prefecture. With a population of over 700,000 people it makes it a comfortable city to visit. Like all places in Japan transportation is efficient and readily available. At the front of Okayama Station you have access to buses, taxis, trams and bicycle hires. This city is a very easy place to use a bicycle as its pretty flat and makes for discovering the city more exciting. The main streets are signed in English, Japanese and Korean. But if you decide to go off the beaten track to see what exciting treasures or eateries you can find, you will easily be able to find your way back to your hotel or back to the station.

This city has Korakuen Garden (noted as one of the 3 best gardens in Japan), Okayama Castle (the black crow) museums, temples (Sogenji Temple which has a large population of foreigners who are in training to become a monk), shrines, Higashiyama (light mountain treks just 15 minutes from downtown), Okayama port to whisk to away to islands in the Seto Inland Sea and shopping and local themed eateries for every palate.

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