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Okayama Castle

Okayama Castle
Okayama Castle

Okayama Castle was built by Hideie Ukita, the Okayama area’s lord, in 1597 and took eight years to complete. Utilizing the redirected flow of the Asahi River as protection from enemy attacks, Okayama Castle brought many merchants and craftsman to the area and affirmed Okayama City as a true castle town, paving the way for the development of present-day Okayama.

Experience Japanese culture at Okayama Castle

Kimono
Kimono

Dress up like a feudal lord or a princess for free.

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