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Okayama Castle

Travel Guide - Okayama Castle

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Okayama developed as the castle town of Okayama Castle. Okayama Castle was constructed in 1573 by Ukita Hideie. After controlled by Ukita clan and Kobayakawa clan, the castle became the center of the Okayama domain during the Edo Period (1603 - 1868). The castle is famous for the black exterior of the four-storied castle tower, earning the nickname of "U-jo (Crow Castle)."
The Okayama Castle's original castle tower was burnt down during the World War II and the current building was rebuilt in 1966. The inside of the castle tower is a museum which displays many relics of local history. The Bizen-yaki Kobo craft center which also located in the castle tower offers hands-on Bizen pottery making (advanced booking required). The top of the castle tower is an observatory where you can enjoy a panoramic view of Okayama City.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • December 29 - 31

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 300 yen (General, Adult)
  • 120 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Shiroshita Station on the Okayama Electric Tramway Higashiyama Line.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2-3-1, Marunochi, Kita-ku Okayama-shi, Okayama, 700-0823

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Norihiro Sakai, MD PhD EDRA @sakayline32 - 2021-04-10
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ALO JAPAN @alojapan - 2021-04-04
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Alex May (Saya☆KFP) @amay173 - 2021-04-03
Went to Okayama this weekend. Wanted to see the Bisei Astronomical Observatory, but sadly it was extremely cloudy s… https://t.co/wBMB1OJ3DS
Chris Porter ♫ @CPorterMusic - 2021-03-30
I drove into Okayama City today and found another great spot to cruise. 🛹It’s right alongside the Asahi River. If y… https://t.co/5JM0YaTBrI
I’m the man from Sniper Island 🌞 @ImYourRedMom - 2021-03-29
Four years ago: the garden around Okayama Castle (and peach ice cream) https://t.co/1Ti3dK5Xy9
ロナウド @s4WKeTiKiYvcSHZ - 2021-03-28
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LoneStarAvenger @LoneStarAvenge1 - 2021-03-22
Okayama Castle
Recognised as one of the Great Castles of the Edo Period, Okayama Castle is also known as U-jo as it… https://t.co/4JmTTRsWmF
Nicki Yoshihara @Tokiotours - 2021-03-22
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Alfons Van Worden @worden_van - 2021-03-19
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re-how.net @rehownet2 - 2021-03-18
March 22, Okayama Castle is dyed blue on World Water Day https://t.co/vnLIqmsliU
Ohanasi Kagawa official @KagawaOhanasi - 2021-03-17
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LIVE JAPAN @LIVEJAPANGuide - 2021-03-15
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Little Wonder @twiggwonderkidd - 2021-03-13
@jlcjapan @ManMadeMoon @alexdecampi @Z2comics Is that Okayama Castle?
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ロナウド @s4WKeTiKiYvcSHZ - 2021-03-11
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@4Pr3t8yjjQ4pnnH - 2021-03-07
Matsuyama Castle in Okayama Prefecture is built in Takayama.

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#Okayama Castle brought to light! Kibi area in Okayama Prefecture has been added to Japan’s Cultural Heritage list… https://t.co/4TMZf794tb
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ღ.MidtownToronto MaskWearer & VaccineWanter ღ @TorontoViewer - 2021-02-26
@Tokyonobo Very beautiful photo. I remember that Okayama has a similar set-up for kms along their river (near the c… https://t.co/CwpMAS2oPo
ღ.MidtownToronto MaskWearer & VaccineWanter ღ @TorontoViewer - 2021-02-26
@Tokyonobo Very beautiful photo. I remember that Okayama has a similar set-up for kms along their river (near the c… https://t.co/CwpMAS2oPo
落英繽紛たる季節を観賞する犬豺 @QuinneTama - 2021-02-25
someday i will return to okayama castle... someday i will actually find something new to do than just sit in the gardens lol
🌸落英繽紛たる季節を観賞する犬豺🐺 @QuinneTama - 2021-02-25
someday i will return to okayama castle... someday i will actually find something new to do than just sit in the gardens lol
Hyogo Japan Sightseeing Portal @projectkobe - 2021-02-18
A couple of years back we went beyond Hyogo to Okayama Castle.

In contrast to Hyogo’s white Himeji Castle, the bl… https://t.co/7ytFt0SMoV
Icarus @san80san - 2021-02-14
@ichigo____latte Wow, you guessed well. So Osaka, Hiroshima, Fukuyama and Okayama castle. 😊
Icarus @san80san - 2021-02-14
@ichigo____latte Wow, you guessed well. So Osaka, Hiroshima, Fukuyama and Okayama castle. 😊
Joseph Franzese @JoseppeFranzese - 2021-02-09
My apartment balcony had a view of the castle. Wonderful garden nearby. my friend got married there. budget cuts in… https://t.co/pR6XMnpaIT

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