Okayama prefecture is in the western Chugoku region of the main Japanese island Honshu. With more sunny days and fewer rainy days than most other prefectures, Okayama is nicknamed the Land of Sunshine.
Popular destinations: Okayama, Kurashiki and Tsuyama
Okayama is a major transit hub for western Japan. But with white peaches, a brooding black castle, and the famous garden of Kōrakuen, there are plenty of reasons to catch a later train and get out of the station to explore.