Best Tourist Spots In Okayama

Here're best Tourist Spots in Okayama. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Okayama.

Spots Famous For Art

Address:441 Toyosawa Nagi-cho, Katsuta-gun, Okayama

Tel:0868-36-5811

Hours:9:30-17:00

Closed:Mon

Top Review:Experience The Marvelous Feeling! Exhibition Room Where Your Sense Of Balance Goes Mad

Nagi MOCA located on north of Okayama, thought it's small, there're some interesting exhibition rooms for experiences. I want you to experience the marvelous feelings of 'moon' and 'sun'.

Stunning Views

Mt.Ojigadake

5 Review

Address:4 Shibukawa, Tamano-shi, Okayama

Top Review:Thrilling, But Indescribable View Of Seto Inland Sea

With some big and small strange stones on its slope, Mt.Ojigadate is a scenic spot in Okayama. It's very thrilling to stand on the stone and overlook the panoramic view of Seto Inland Sea, but so beautiful that I can't describe. Of course, you can see also from safer places.◎Coming from Kurashiki, you can climb up by car just before you arrive Shibukawa Beach. Parking lot is available. Please enjoy the scenery from safe place such as an observatory.

Places OF Japanese No.1

Address:1-5 Korakuen Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama, Okayama-shi, Okayama

Tel:086-272-1148

Hours:7:30-18:00,8:00-17:00

Top Review:One Of The Three Best Japanese Garden With 3 Michelin Star

Koraku-en is one of the three best Japanese garden and has won three stars in Michelin Green Guide Japan. From around the ponds, small hill and everywhere you can see the beautiful garden scene that can be said to 'simple is best'.◎Entrance fee: adult 400yen It's also good to look Okayama Castle just behind the garden together.

Instagrammable Spots

Address:245-5 Kabuto Minami-machi, Kasaoka-shi, Okayama

Access:10 min by car, from Kasahara Station

Top Review:Rape Field in Full Bloom

Kasaoka Bay Farm in Kasaoka City, Okayama Prefecture. This is a roadside station where you can find local agricultural products and fresh fish, but you can also enjoy various flower fields depending on the season! From January to February, the rape blossoms are in full bloom, so I went to see the rape blossoms in full bloom. I am grateful that the parking lot is free.

Activities

Address:Chuo, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Access:15 min by train from Okayama to Kurashiki, then 10 min walk. By car, 15 min from Kurashiki IC, or 50 min from Okayama IC.

Top Review:The Townscape Of Beautiful White Walls Like Time Travel To The Edo Period

Okayama's popular tourist destination 'Bikan Chiku (Historical Quarter)'. It was flourished as a merchant town and now it leaves buildings with beautiful white walls and willow trees along the river, which are the taste of Edo Period. You can enjoy boating and rickshaw like traveling to the old times of Japan. And also the delicious food around here.◎Access: about 10min from Kurashiki Station. There're lot of parking lots around the area. The boating is so popular that you should buy tickets as soon as you arrive.

Architectures

Address:1046 Kambayashi, Soja-shi, Okayama

Top Review: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.

Restaurants

Address:17-1 Honmachi, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama, Japan

Access:5 min walk, from Kurashiki Station

Tel:086-421-3000

Hours:11:00-17:00

Closed:Wed

Top Review:New Sweets from the Fruit Cafe in Okayama, The Fruit Kingdom

Momoko Kurashiki's MOMO can is a fun dessert with seasonal fruit cakes packed in a transparent bottle. When you open the lid like opening a can, it appears in layers such as fresh fruit, whipped cream, custard cream, jelly, jelly, and pudding. MOMOcan, which is not too sweet and refreshing, is convenient to carry and is recommended as a souvenir for your trip.

Hotels

Limani

4 Review

Address:3900 Ushimado Ushimado-cho, Setouchi-shi, Okayama

Access:20 min by bus, from Oku Station.

Tel:0869-34-5500

Top Review:A Resort Hotel, Makes You Feel Like Princess

A hotel in Ushimado, Okayama where you can enjoy the feeling of a resort. The evening view seen from the hotel is very beautiful and you will want to visit it many times. Would you like to get rid of your daily fatigue and refresh yourself?

Spots With Beautiful Flowers

Address:784 Shizutani, Bizen-shi, Okayama

Access:By car, 8 min from JR Yoshinaga Station, or 15 min from Bizen IC. Parking area is available.

Tel:0869-67-1436

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Japonica Flowers & Cherry Blossom Blooming Together Only For This Season

The cherry blossom around a museum of Old Shizutani School, is now at it's best. Now, we can see the collaboration of cherry blossom and Japonica flowers.

Shrines And Temples

Address:931 Kibitsu Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama

Top Review: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.

Autumn Destinations

Address:Kagamino-cho, Tomata-gun, Okayama

Top Review:Fall Foliage Scenery Of Kamba Waterfall, A Greatest Fall In Western Japan

Kamba Waterfall is as high as 110 meters and the biggest one in western Japan. What's more, you can see the beautiful fall foliage with the great waterfall in autumn. The path takes you very near Kamba Waterfall and you can feel it impressive!◎Open hours: 8:30-17:15 Admission fee: 300yen You need to walk about 7minutes to Kamba Waterfall. Fall foliage season is the middle of November.

Review Ranking

1

Address:Chuo, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Access:15 min by train from Okayama to Kurashiki, then 10 min walk. By car, 15 min from Kurashiki IC, or 50 min from Okayama IC.

Top Review:The Townscape Of Beautiful White Walls Like Time Travel To The Edo Period

Okayama's popular tourist destination 'Bikan Chiku (Historical Quarter)'. It was flourished as a merchant town and now it leaves buildings with beautiful white walls and willow trees along the river, which are the taste of Edo Period. You can enjoy boating and rickshaw like traveling to the old times of Japan. And also the delicious food around here.◎Access: about 10min from Kurashiki Station. There're lot of parking lots around the area. The boating is so popular that you should buy tickets as soon as you arrive.

2

Address:1-5 Korakuen Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama, Okayama-shi, Okayama

Tel:086-272-1148

Hours:7:30-18:00,8:00-17:00

Top Review:One Of The Three Best Japanese Garden With 3 Michelin Star

Koraku-en is one of the three best Japanese garden and has won three stars in Michelin Green Guide Japan. From around the ponds, small hill and everywhere you can see the beautiful garden scene that can be said to 'simple is best'.◎Entrance fee: adult 400yen It's also good to look Okayama Castle just behind the garden together.

3

Address:245-5 Kabuto Minami-machi, Kasaoka-shi, Okayama

Access:10 min by car, from Kasahara Station

Top Review:Rape Field in Full Bloom

Kasaoka Bay Farm in Kasaoka City, Okayama Prefecture. This is a roadside station where you can find local agricultural products and fresh fish, but you can also enjoy various flower fields depending on the season! From January to February, the rape blossoms are in full bloom, so I went to see the rape blossoms in full bloom. I am grateful that the parking lot is free.

4

Mt.Ojigadake

5 Review

Address:4 Shibukawa, Tamano-shi, Okayama

Top Review:Thrilling, But Indescribable View Of Seto Inland Sea

With some big and small strange stones on its slope, Mt.Ojigadate is a scenic spot in Okayama. It's very thrilling to stand on the stone and overlook the panoramic view of Seto Inland Sea, but so beautiful that I can't describe. Of course, you can see also from safer places.◎Coming from Kurashiki, you can climb up by car just before you arrive Shibukawa Beach. Parking lot is available. Please enjoy the scenery from safe place such as an observatory.

5

Address:2-3-1 Marunouchi Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama

Top Review:Cool Illumination Of Okayama Castle In Summer

Okayama Castle is called 'Cormorant Castle' for its black outer wall. Summer illumination event is held during August. You can see the gentle and cool Japanese atmosphere with traditional umbrellas and lanterns. Must see in summer!◎Event info: 2017/8/1-8/31 (18:00-21:30) Entrance fee to the castle tower: 300yen, but the garden is free.

6

Address:Kagamino-cho, Tomata-gun, Okayama

Top Review:Fall Foliage Scenery Of Kamba Waterfall, A Greatest Fall In Western Japan

Kamba Waterfall is as high as 110 meters and the biggest one in western Japan. What's more, you can see the beautiful fall foliage with the great waterfall in autumn. The path takes you very near Kamba Waterfall and you can feel it impressive!◎Open hours: 8:30-17:15 Admission fee: 300yen You need to walk about 7minutes to Kamba Waterfall. Fall foliage season is the middle of November.

7

Address:1 Uchisange, Takahashi-shi, Okayama

Top Review:Magnificent Sea Of Clouds And Existing Castle Tower

Bicchu Matsuyama Castle can be folded in magnificent sea of clouds on autumn day with big difference in temperature. From an observatory located a neighboring mountain, you can see its existing castle tower, which has been protected for hundreds of years, floating in the sea of clouds.◎Bicchu Matsuyama Castle Observatory is located at the mountain next to the castle. I went there by car, but you can use also 'Unkai Taxi' from Bicchu-takahasi Station in this season (resavation only).

8

Address:784 Shizutani, Bizen-shi, Okayama

Access:By car, 8 min from JR Yoshinaga Station, or 15 min from Bizen IC. Parking area is available.

Tel:0869-67-1436

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Green Tunnel Of 400 Camellia Trees

Camellia Mountain in Old Shizutani School. About 400 camellia trees make a green tunnel wrapped in a sacred atmosphere. Now, spring is coming, some flowers has began to bloom here and there.

9

Address:441 Toyosawa Nagi-cho, Katsuta-gun, Okayama

Tel:0868-36-5811

Hours:9:30-17:00

Closed:Mon

Top Review:Experience The Marvelous Feeling! Exhibition Room Where Your Sense Of Balance Goes Mad

Nagi MOCA located on north of Okayama, thought it's small, there're some interesting exhibition rooms for experiences. I want you to experience the marvelous feelings of 'moon' and 'sun'.

10

Address:Mizushima Kawasaki Dori, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Access:By car or taxi, 10 min from Kaminocho Station, or 45 min from Okayama Station

Top Review:Glittering Mizushima Complex

Mizushima Complex is in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture. Many factories and so forth stand densely here, and glitter so much. From the observatory of Washuzan Sky Line, we can see the whole view of them.

11

Address:Kiyone, Soja-shi, Okayama

Top Review:Railroad Fans Must See! The Most Outstanding Curve With The Setting Sun

716meters long track, and train runs smoothly like Shinkansen, though on the bridge.

12

Address:1046 Kambayashi, Soja-shi, Okayama

Top Review: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.

13

Address:931 Kibitsu Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama

Top Review: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.

14

Address:1077 Nibori Higashi, Akaiwa-shi, Okayama

Access:By car or taxi, 50 min from Okayama Station, 35 min from Okayama Airport, 30 min from Mimasaka IC or Sanyo IC. By bus, 70 min from Okayama Station to Kikkatouge, then 5 min walk.

Tel:086-958-2553

Top Review:Sweet Summer Blessing At A Photogenic Farm♡ Peach As Many As You Want

Nishiyama Farm offers the experience of picking seasonal fruit. You can enjoy all-you-can-eat peach from the early July to the early September. You can eat well-chilled and fully ripened sweet peach as many as you want! I like also the outside eat-area, which is photogenic and lovely. ◎Reservation is required for all-you-can-eat and picking fruit. There's a limit for the number of picking peach for a day. Chilly Peach All-YOU-CAN-EAT fees: adult 2250 yen, child 1100 yen. You can buy fruit to bring home at a market located at the same site of the farm.

15

Washuzan

1 Review

Address:Shimotsuitanora, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Top Review:The Wide View of the Seto Ohashi Bidge

10 minutes walk up from the parkin lot, from the top of the mountain you can see the bridge at very close range, and also the same height as the bridge top.

16

Address:7-2 Honmachi, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Tel:086-422-0011

Top Review:A Square Surrounded By The Romantic Red Bricks

The old spinning mill was remodeled into a hotel and restaurant. Surrounded by red bricks and ivy, this square is full of retro atmosphere.

17

Address:1-1-15 Chuo, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Tel:086-422-0005

Hours:9:00-17:00

Closed:Mon

Top Review:The First Museum Of Western Modern Art In Japan

It's a landmark of Kurashiki. The structure like a genuine Greek Temple is splendid.

18

Address:327−4 Inujima Higashi-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama

Access:5 min walk from Inujima Port

Tel:086-947-1112

Hours:10:00-16:30

Closed:Tue, Tue・Wed・Thu

Top Review:Crossing The Industrial Legacy And Arts, A Museum With The New Space-Time

The legacy of industrial modernization, Inu-jima refinery's retro appearance got mixed with art works and buildings to make you feel being in an another time at this museum.

19

Address:1532 Koen Nagi-cho, Katsuta-gun, Okayama

Top Review: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.

20

Address:Okutsukawa-nisi Kagamino-cho, Tomata-gun, Okayama

Top Review:Most Beautiful Fall Foliage Scenery In Okayama

Okutsukei Valley is famous for its beautiful rivers, rocks and waterfalls, and what's more, a most beautiful fall foliage spot in Okayama. The maple trees turn into vivid colors, so you can see the beautiful autumn scenery.◎Okutsu Momiji Matsuri Festival & Night Illuminations: 2017, 10/28-11/12. You can park your car at the side of the road. The best season is the first half of November.

21

Address:Inujima, Okayama-shi, Okayama

Top Review:A Fusion Of An Island And Arts 'House Project', I Want To Live Such A Place

Do you want to have a daily life with arts? Some galleries are dotted to identify with the island, and I envy the beautiful sceneries of Inujima Island seen through the arts. It's C and A house.

22

Fuji Park

1 Review

Address:1893 Fujino Waki-cho, Wake-gun, Okayama

Top Review:Most Kinds Of Japanese Wisteria! A Park With Beautiful Wisteria Trellises

Fuji Park has more than 100 kinds of Japanese Wisteria. Good fragrances come from the pale purple wisteria flowers.

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Kasaoka-shi

Address:245-5 Kabuto Minami-machi, Kasaoka-shi, Okayama

Access:10 min by car, from Kasahara Station

Top Review:Rape Field in Full Bloom

Kasaoka Bay Farm in Kasaoka City, Okayama Prefecture. This is a roadside station where you can find local agricultural products and fresh fish, but you can also enjoy various flower fields depending on the season! From January to February, the rape blossoms are in full bloom, so I went to see the rape blossoms in full bloom. I am grateful that the parking lot is free.

Takahashi-shi

Address:1 Uchisange, Takahashi-shi, Okayama

Top Review:Magnificent Sea Of Clouds And Existing Castle Tower

Bicchu Matsuyama Castle can be folded in magnificent sea of clouds on autumn day with big difference in temperature. From an observatory located a neighboring mountain, you can see its existing castle tower, which has been protected for hundreds of years, floating in the sea of clouds.◎Bicchu Matsuyama Castle Observatory is located at the mountain next to the castle. I went there by car, but you can use also 'Unkai Taxi' from Bicchu-takahasi Station in this season (resavation only).

Bizen-shi

Address:784 Shizutani, Bizen-shi, Okayama

Access:By car, 8 min from JR Yoshinaga Station, or 15 min from Bizen IC. Parking area is available.

Tel:0869-67-1436

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Green Tunnel Of 400 Camellia Trees

Camellia Mountain in Old Shizutani School. About 400 camellia trees make a green tunnel wrapped in a sacred atmosphere. Now, spring is coming, some flowers has began to bloom here and there.

Kurashiki-shi

Address:Chuo, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Access:15 min by train from Okayama to Kurashiki, then 10 min walk. By car, 15 min from Kurashiki IC, or 50 min from Okayama IC.

Top Review:The Townscape Of Beautiful White Walls Like Time Travel To The Edo Period

Okayama's popular tourist destination 'Bikan Chiku (Historical Quarter)'. It was flourished as a merchant town and now it leaves buildings with beautiful white walls and willow trees along the river, which are the taste of Edo Period. You can enjoy boating and rickshaw like traveling to the old times of Japan. And also the delicious food around here.◎Access: about 10min from Kurashiki Station. There're lot of parking lots around the area. The boating is so popular that you should buy tickets as soon as you arrive.

Wake-gun

Fuji Park

1 Review

Address:1893 Fujino Waki-cho, Wake-gun, Okayama

Top Review:Most Kinds Of Japanese Wisteria! A Park With Beautiful Wisteria Trellises

Fuji Park has more than 100 kinds of Japanese Wisteria. Good fragrances come from the pale purple wisteria flowers.

Okayama-shi

Address:1-5 Korakuen Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama, Okayama-shi, Okayama

Tel:086-272-1148

Hours:7:30-18:00,8:00-17:00

Top Review:One Of The Three Best Japanese Garden With 3 Michelin Star

Koraku-en is one of the three best Japanese garden and has won three stars in Michelin Green Guide Japan. From around the ponds, small hill and everywhere you can see the beautiful garden scene that can be said to 'simple is best'.◎Entrance fee: adult 400yen It's also good to look Okayama Castle just behind the garden together.

Soja-shi

Address:Kiyone, Soja-shi, Okayama

Top Review:Railroad Fans Must See! The Most Outstanding Curve With The Setting Sun

716meters long track, and train runs smoothly like Shinkansen, though on the bridge.

Tomata-gun

Address:Kagamino-cho, Tomata-gun, Okayama

Top Review:Fall Foliage Scenery Of Kamba Waterfall, A Greatest Fall In Western Japan

Kamba Waterfall is as high as 110 meters and the biggest one in western Japan. What's more, you can see the beautiful fall foliage with the great waterfall in autumn. The path takes you very near Kamba Waterfall and you can feel it impressive!◎Open hours: 8:30-17:15 Admission fee: 300yen You need to walk about 7minutes to Kamba Waterfall. Fall foliage season is the middle of November.

Tsuyama-shi

Address:1532 Koen Nagi-cho, Katsuta-gun, Okayama

Top Review: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.

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