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Kurashiki Rickshaw Tour
"When you come to Kurashiki and arrive at the older part of town and hop onto a rickshaw any time between 9.30am and 5.30pm you will be transported back in time. Away from navigating around cars strolling on the wide walkway along the historical canal lined with weeping willows you might just find yourself imagining how the city must have been a couple of hundred of years ago. The small side streets are still filled with shops and old warehouses. With the help from our knowledgeable guide learn what an important role Kurashiki played in the past and why it is dotted with buildings belonging distinctly to the Meiji period. The tours described below are model routes. They may be further customized based on your preferred starting an the length of your tour and points of interests.30 Minute OptionStarting with the Kurashiki Monogatarikan
From JPY4,500.00
 
"Private Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples
"Private Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples Gardens and Kofun Tombs""Your tour begins and ends at your central Osaka hotel. You will be driven around in a luxury car by a native English speaker who also speaks Japanese fluently.Itinerary8:30am - Pick up at your hotel in central Osaka.9am - Explore the temple dates back to the 6th century. Notable features include a classic Japanese garden a pagoda grand gates and shrines.10am - Transit from ***ennoji to Sumiyoshi Taisha10:30am - Tour the Sumiyoshi Taisha
From $225.00
 
Private Full Day Muslim-Friendly Walking Tour of Osaka
"This tour begins at your hotel or accommodation then immediately heads to the Osaka Castle. The Osaka Castle was the base of Hideyoshi Toyotomi’s unification in 1583. Hideyoshi Toyotomi started construction of the castle on the site of th but was used later by the Tokugawa Shogunate until the castle tower burned down in a lightning strike. The current castle tower was rebuilt in 1931 and is the third generation. The castle interior is now a historical museum housing valuable materials and a diorama. On the outside you can enjoy the Osaka Castle from various angles and appreciate its magnificent stone walls architectural features the vast moat and many other points of interest around the castle. After visiting the Osaka Castle
From JPY16,200.00

Korakuen Garden Tips (9)

Korakuen Garden

Korakuen Garden is considered to be one of the three best gardens in Japan since the Edo Period. It was constructed by Tsuda Nagatada by orders of the daimyo Ikeda Tsunamasa and took thirteen years to...
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Rabbityama
Jan 18, 2009

Korakuen Garden

This garden is considered on of the 3 best landscape gardens in Japan. I didn't go in this time due to lack of time but I visited in 1993 during cherry blossom time and it's well worth going.You reach...
yumyum
Dec 02, 2005

Korakuen Garden

Now here's one of those all too rare havens from the outside worldOverlooked by the Black Castle one can wander around this larger than normal setting.Yes there's a lot of open space but as you wind...
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don01
Jan 04, 2013

Okayama Korakuen Garden

Most people who go to Okayama go there to see Korakuen & to enjoy onsen (hot spring). Korakuen, one of the three most famous gardens in Japan (besides Kairakuen in Ibaraki Prefecture &...
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heywinks
Dec 07, 2003

The Okayama Korakuen (Japanese...

The Okayama Korakuen (Japanese Garden) is a must see. It is so big and the gardens are so lovely you must see it if you are in the okayama area.It has been voted the no.3 Japanese Garden in Japan. It...
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Beachcomber
Aug 24, 2002

Korakoen

don't miss Korakoen, one of the 3 largest garden in Japan.Admission fee 300 yen for adult.Open daily until 6 pm, in summer until 9 pm (lighting).
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bebejepang
Apr 04, 2011

Korakoen

This landscape garden is reputed to be one of the best in Japan. It's a relaxing place to take a stroll.
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salisbury3933
Mar 14, 2006

Okayama Garden

Okayama Garden was a very famous garden in Japan. It has different views in the four seasons so you can visit there anytime.
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Sophiason
Feb 08, 2003

If you are going to be in...

If you are going to be in Okayama, I recommend visiting Korakuen Park.Listed as one of Japans three most beautiful parks, it is spectacular.
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Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Korakuen Garden

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Okayama Castle

Okayama Castle is a beautiful black castle located next to the lovely Asahi River which was once its moat. Because of its black colour Okayama Castle is also called Ujo or Crow Castle. Okayama Castle...
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Yumeji Art Museum

Yumeji Takehisa was an Okayama native born in 1884 most known for his paintings of bijin (beautiful women). He did not have any formal education in art or painting and he is known for his quote,...
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Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art

The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art is museum that tries to feature art from artists who came from Okayama Prefecture or artists whose art is connected to Okayama. Special exhibits may not always be...
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Okayama Orient Museum

The Okayama Orient Museum is a really nice museum featuring artifacts from the Middle East. Most of the artifacts are from Persia (Iran) and Syria, but many nations are represented. The artifacts...
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Handayama Botanical Garden

Handayama Botanical Garden is one of the many options in Okayama for those who like flowers and gardens. It was designed to have something blooming in all seasons of the year, and the layout is...
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Busshinji Temple

Busshinji Temple was built in 1714 by the wishes of Ikeda Tsunamasa's sister. The Ikeda crest is located on the temple's roof tiles. The temple's garden is surprisingly large and quite beautiful....
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  • Sunday 07:30 to 17:45
  • Monday 07:30 to 17:45
  • Tuesday 07:30 to 17:45
  • Wednesday 07:30 to 17:45
  • Thursday 07:30 to 17:45
  • Friday 07:30 to 17:45
  • Saturday 07:30 to 17:45

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