Okayama Prefectural Museum
Kōraku-en draws the crowds with its reputation as one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. Built on the orders of daimyō Ikeda...
Yumeji Art Museum
Prominent Taishō-era artist and poet Takehisa Yumeji (1884–1934) is particularly known for his bijin-ga (images of beautiful women),...
Nicknamed U-jō (烏城; Crow Castle) because of its colour, the striking black Okayama Castle was built by daimyō Ukita Hideie and...
Saudade na Yoru
This 2nd-floor lounge bar overlooking the Symphony Hall building makes all the right retro-chic moves, with a rough concrete floor,...
Quiet Village Curry Shop
This cosy restaurant consists of one long table and counter, where the welcoming owners serve up Bengali-style curries and tasty cups of...
Okayama Prefectural Museum information
Lonely Planet review
Exhibits a range of historical artefacts from the region, including documents, tools, armoury and Bizen pottery. The museum is near the entrance to Kōraku-en.