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
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.
Kurashiki is one of Japan's great old merchant towns.
Soja is a city in Okayama Prefecture. You can travel directly to Soja from Okayama via the JR Kibi Line or JR Hakubi Line to Soja Station.
Asakuchi is a city in Okayama prefecture. Asakuchi City has three main settlements.
Bizen is the eastern part of Okayama prefecture. Bizen — literally "before Bi" — is an ancient province known for precisely one thing: Bizen-yaki, the oldest and most revered form of pottery in Japan.
Kasaoka is a city in Okayama Prefecture, about 40 minutes away from Okayama City by train.
Shinjo is a village in Okayama, Japan. If you have a car, Shinjo is located along Route 181, which travels from Yonago in the north to Maniwa where it branches off from the Chugoku Expressway.
Nagi is a town in Okayama Prefecture, Japan. There are no train stations in Nagi, but it can easily be reached by taking a Chutetsu Bus from Tsuyama.
Popular Destinations in Chugoku