You've Gotta Watch This if You're Headed to Okayama! From Local Food to Fascinating Places of Interest, Okayama Has a Lot to Offer!
An Introduction to Okayama!
What do you think of when you hear Okayama? Momotaro? Okayama Castle? Yubara Hot Springs?
This is a promotional video for Okayama, which is located in the center of Japan's Chugoku region. It introduces a ton of great sightseeing information.
If you are planning to visit Okayama, be sure to check it out!
Attractions of Okayama
Okayama is famous for a low disaster rate among other prefectures in Japan and the climate is mild and sunny like in the video, which makes it a great place for sightseeing.
A lot of people know Okayama Korakuen, Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, Okayama International Circuit, and the Momotaro Statue in front of Okayama Station as some of the most popular tourist attractions in Japan.
The video also shows that Okayama is famous for peaches, and the prefecture produces the largest amount of peaches in Japan. There's also delicious Muscat grapes which have been selectively bred to create enhanced grapes.
These foods and many other specialties are what symbolize Okayama.
This article will be divided into two parts: sightseeing attractions and Food in Okayama.
Sightseeing in Okayama
There are so many sightseeing spots and so many things to see in Okayama.
- Okayama International Circuit
-The Seto Inland Sea, The Great Seto Bridge
The video introduces other sightseeing spots in Okayama as well, so be sure to check it out to enjoy Okayama.
Among the many sightseeing spots in Okayama, Kurashiki is a place you really don't want to pass up!
The Great Seto Bridge and the Bikan Historical Quarter, which are introduced in the video, have beautiful Japanese scenery.
Also, Okayama is famous for hot springs.
Okutsu Hot Spring and Yunogo Hot Spring in Kagamino, which are shown from 1:33 in the video, are breathtaking and relaxing.
There are many more things to do, such as trying a Bizen-ware pottery experience, a traditional craft and culture that represents Okayama.
The video introduces food in Okayama as well.
-Tsuyama horumon Udon
These are some of the most popular dishes in Okayama.
Also, as you can see from 2:24 in the video, the city of Akaiwa holds a fruit picking event when fruits like peaches are in season. Okayama is proud of producing the largest amount of peaches in Japan, as well as their delicious Muscat grapes.
If you're thinking of visiting Okayama, consider dropping by when the fruit is in season!
Summary of Okayama
So what'd you think of Okayama?
There are so many things in Okayama, from amazing sightseeing spots and history, to fun festivals and delicious food.
You can see the beautiful scenery in the video, so be sure to check it out.
【Official Website】Okayama Prefecture Official Web site