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Okayama City

The capital of Okayama Prefecture

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Okayama Doppo Beer

Okayama Doppo Beer

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Okayama City micro-brewer Doppo Beer makes a great selection of beer for all seasons. Muscat, peach, dark and white chocolate plus..

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Pfft Cat Cafe, Okayama

Pfft Cat Cafe, Okayama

Ciara Long

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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Pizzeria Appetito

Pizzeria Appetito

Mandy Bartok

Pizzera Appetito serves up some of the best slices this side of Italy in their wood-burning pizza oven in central Okayama.

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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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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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