Dec 18, 2011

Okayama Korakuen Garden - Okayama, Okayama Prefecture

About 25 minutes walk from Okayama Station JR.
About 15 minutes by bus from Okayama Station JR.

One of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. Asahigawa River to sandwich the other side in the Okayama Castle.In the park has also been bred red-crowned crane.
Around Okayama Castle, Prefectural Museum and Art Museum There is.

Tsurumi Bridge
Have crossed the bridge before the main gate of this Korakuen.

Asahi River
Korakuen on the right.

Okayama Prefectural Museum
Opposite the main gate Korakuen. When I visited, it was unfortunately closed days.

Park has spacious.
According to the data, about three times the size of Tokyo Dome.

Bamboo grove

Sawa-no-ike pond

Okayama Castle is visible from the garden

Okayama Castle
Now cross the bridge and out the south gate. Aka "Crow Castle". Himeji Castle aka "White Egret Castle", which is also called Crow Castle was named as a contrast.


Google Map Okayama Korakuen

Japanese site is here.

Dec 21, 2011 Changes linked to Google Maps

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