Okayama Castle 岡山城


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Nicknamed the "Raven Castle" (Karasu-jo) due to its black exterior, it is a contrast with the "White Heron" Himeji Castle in neighboring Hyogo Prefecture. The castle is adjacent to Korakuen Garden.

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Korakuen Garden 後楽園


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Adjacent to Okayama Castle, Korakuen is one of Japan's three most famous gardens along with Kairakuen in Mito, Ibaraki and Kenrokuen in Kanazawa, Ishikawa. Korakuen was completed in 1700 after 14 years of construction.

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Okayama Station 岡山駅


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JR Okayama Station is the main gateway to Okayama Prefecture. The train station has many references to Momotaro, the Peach Boy.

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