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Okayama Castle

2-3-1 Marunouchi, Okayama 700-0823, Okayama Prefecture
+81 86-225-2096
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A well maintained castle

The castle was well maintained even over few hundreds years history. From the top floor of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
travelholic99
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Hong Kong, China
via mobile
does it really worth the visit?

not really; take a quick look before ou after visiting the near garden. Not too much to se inside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nstriken
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Par, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent15%
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  • Average31%
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“top floor” (8 reviews)
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2-3-1 Marunouchi, Okayama 700-0823, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle was well maintained even over few hundreds years history. From the top floor of the castle, we could see the beautiful garden behind and part of Okayama city. On the 4th floor, it has a small section providing some traditional costumes (kimono) for...More

Thank travelholic99
Reviewed 1 week ago

not really; take a quick look before ou after visiting the near garden. Not too much to se inside of this rebuild castle

Thank nstriken
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of Japanese castles throughout the Japanese history. We went to this one after the Korakuen garden walk as we bought bundled to tickets. Good to see things about the ancient warriors, and you will be able to wear the jacket and...More

Thank raymondc814
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okayama Castle is a Japanese castle in the city of Okayama in Okayama Prefecture. Its construction was started in 1573 by Ukita Naoie and completed by his son Hideie in 1597. Hideie, 3 years later sided with the ill-fated Toyotomi Clan at the Battle of...More

Thank mabei0123
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We make a deliberate trip here knowing that 岡山城, Okayamajō, is well known as "crow castle" due to its black exterior. The Okayama Castle also overlooks Okayama's prime attraction, the Korakuen Garden, Separated from it by the Tsukimibashi bridge across a small island in the...More

Thank J&S_Singapore
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is the first castle I have seen in Japan and I was literaly amazed by its looks and how it was enginered. Beautiful!!!!!

Thank Faneza A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It's worth to go there if you have the time while visiting the garden. The inside of the castle itself isn't that exciting. I think if the signs and explainations to the items had been in English it would have been a lot better. As...More

Thank Andreas S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Okayama Castle sits beautifully next to the river. You can get the best photos of the castle from the bridge that leads to the Korakuen Garden on the opposite bank. The main part of the castle is surrounded by a small garden with seating...More

Thank El V
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We could not enjoy this time because of heavy rain it was our second trip to there,korakuen is a place for every season very beautiful

Thank usagirita
Reviewed 18 June 2017

what a beautiful place with castle high up of the peaceful group, river running through, not too busy when we visited, just simply pleasant to walk around, just like the town itself.

Thank YN H
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Heidi E
1 February 2015|
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Response from LoveJelly |
It might be too late but・・ Only for the sightseeing of the castle. Over 20 people of children costs 100yen. for adults, 300yen per person. There is English brochure. I hope you have(had) fun.
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