- Must-Visit Attractions Accessible from Okayama Airport -
Visit the castle and Beautiful White Walls of Kurashiki
Kurashiki a beautiful district of white walls with a perfect blend of traditional Japanese and western style architecture is about 35 minutes from the airport. In Okayama Prefecture, you can also enjoy touring distinctive "Japanese castles" such as Bicchu Matsuyama Castle and Okayama Castle.
You can take a small boat on the Kurashiki River that flows through the town and admire the white walls of the old town from the river. At night it lights up, creating a fantastic ambiance. Kojima, Kurashiki is the birthplace of Japanese jeans, where you can rent a denim kimono and walk the streets.
"Okayama Castle" has a distinctive black appearance. You can also enjoy a kimono wearing activity. The adjoining "Okayama Korakuen Garden" is one of three famous Japanese gardens, which lights up beautifully three times a year. The view of Okayama Castle from the park is also splendid.
You can taste the seasonal peaches (white peaches) and grapes (Pione and Muscat) from summer to autumn. Cafes often sell parfaits made of seasonal fruits. Jelly is sold at very reasonable price and can be bought as souvenir.
*As of February 2019.
*All photographs are for illustrative purposes only.