Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Okayama

Here're most beautiful shrines and temples to go when you travel in Okayama. To begin with Kibitsu Shrine with 400 meters scenic cloister, we selected best historical sites posted in City's Pride by the travelers and the locals who have actually traveled in Okayama.

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1Kibitsu Shrine

Beautiful Cloister As Long As 400m At A Shrine Of Momotaro Folklore

This is a shrine of Kibitsuhiko-no Mikoto, a model of an Japanese folk tale 'Momotaro'. Its precinct is huge and has many things to see. Among them, beautiful cloister as long as 400 meters making the best use of nature slope is the very highlight. You can see the scenery of impressive atmosphere.◎Parking lot: free Entrance fee: free It's also famous for seasonal flowers such as hydrangea, Japanese tree peony and Japanese plum trees.

2A Huge Ginko Tree At Bodai-ji

Over 900 Years Old, So Huge Ginko Tree

A huge ginko tree at Bodai-ji Temple in Nagi-cho, a north part of Okayama pref. You would be overwhelmed with the powerful energy for life of the tree estimated to be over 900 years old.

3Bicchu Kokubun-ji Temple

Nostalgic Scenery Of Five-storied Pagoda In Okayama

You can't find five-storied pagoda elsewhere in Okayama. Located among the vast rice fields, this pagoda is a symbol of Kibi-ji Road and has Japanese nostalgic scenery. This area is popular for not only walking but also for cycling.◎The former temple had been built in Nara period and now this building was rebuilt in Edo period. The five-storied pagoda is a National Important Cultural Asset.