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Kurashiki and Okayama (Korakuen Gareden & Castle) from Osaka

Day Trip
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We will visit Kurashiki and Okayama on this tour. Kurashiki is very well known for its beautiful Bikan Historical Quarters where the canal-side townscape has been preserved since the 17th century, and Okayama is very well known for Korakuen Garden which is one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan, and Okayama Castle, which is called Crow Castle from its black painted walls.

Osaka Tour Guide - Hiroyuki T.
Hiroyuki T.
4.95 / 5
(108 reviews)
08:30 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Osaka

11:30 AM

Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

Kurashiki had been governed by the national government as a business center after the 17th century, and the Bikan Historical Quarter, which has been designated as an Important Traditional Building Preservation District, is lined with houses and warehouses with white walls and the townscape of the past is well preserved. In addition, the Ohara Museum of Art, the first Western art museum in Japan built in 1930, and Kurashiki Ivy Square, a tourist facility renovated from a former spinning factory, are also well known.

02:00 PM

Korakuen Garden

Korakuen is a Japanese garden (daimyo lord garden) and is one of the three famous gardens in Japan. Build by the lord of Okayama in the 17th century, this garden represents the rich culture of those days and is designates as a special place of scenic beauty. It is a pond strolling garden centered on a building where the feudal lord entertained guests, and borrows Okayama Castle as a view.

03:00 PM

Okayama Castle

The outer walls of the castle tower of Okayama Castle are covered with black-painted clapboard, which is also known as Crow Castle. In addition, according to excavations, gold leaf tiles from the 16th century have been excavated, and it is thought that gold leaf tiles were used throughout the main buildings in the castle at the time of construction, and it is also called Golden Crow Castle. The castle tower, which was built in the 16th century, was destroyed by fire in the air raids of World War II, and the one that exists today was rebuilt after the war.

05:00 PM

End of the tour

Back in Osaka.

Ending Point

At your hotel in Osaka

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Osaka Tour Reviews

Hiroyuki is a wonderful guide!

My family and I had the pleasure of having "Hiro" as our guide for our two days in Osaka. On the first day, he took us to see the highlights of Osaka. On the second, he took us to Koya San. Both days were extremely special. Hiro, fluent in English, spent the first part of his career working in cultural management for the Japanese government so his knowledge of these sites is extraordinary. What is even more amazing, is his ability to explain very complicated details (historical, religious, and cultural) in the most concise and approachable way. His manner is calm and professional; he's a true gentleman and the perfect guide for travelers serious about getting the most meaning from their time here. Highest recommendation!!

Amazing guide for visit of main Kyoto landmarks + gardens

Hiroyuki showed up early and we packed way more into the day than I had dated to hope. He is incredibly experienced, very good English so we had lots of interesting conversations about the history and ideas of our destinations Strongly recommend

Chris W.

It was very nice meeting you yesterday in Kyoto. It was a beautiful day. It was also very nice to have conversations with a person who showed a lot of interest and respect to the history and culture of Japan. Sorry for the Nara tour. I hope that you will have another wonderful day in Nara.

Kyoto Highlight Tour

It was a pleasant time to meet up with Hiroyuki-san the second time for a tour in Kyoto! This time I brought my 2 bosses along and they were very impressed with his knowledge and explaination. He also considered our request for lunch and found a good soba/udon shop. Thank you for also sending us to Osaka from Uji ! I hope to see you again soon!

Stephanie C.

Stephanie, It was very nice meeting you again in Kyoto. I have met a lot of people for my job. You are the first and only person who came back to me. Do not bring your boss next time. I deserve a tour for your own to relax.

$283/ per group

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