6 Sights in Okayama, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Okayama, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Okayama, Japan.

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1. 金光山 岡山寺

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Okayama Temple is a Tiantai Buddhist temple located in the north area of Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture. The mountain number is Jinguang Mountain. Amitabha Buddha, Avalokitesvara with Thousand Hands and Sakyamuni are the original statues. Before the Middle Ages, it was located in Guo, Okayama City II (now near Okayama Citizens Guild Hall).

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2. 岡山城

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Okayama Castle is a Japanese castle in the city of Okayama in Okayama Prefecture in Japan. The main tower was completed in 1597, destroyed in 1945 and replicated in concrete in 1966. Two of the watch towers survived the bombing of 1945 and are now listed by the national Agency for Cultural Affairs as Important Cultural Properties.

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3. 岡山市立オリエント美術館

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Okayama Orient Museum is a museum of Ancient Near Eastern, Roman provincial, Byzantine, Sassanian, and Islamic Art in Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. As of 2007 there were some 4,852 items, including winged Assyrian reliefs. The museum is a prize-winning design by Okada & Associates.

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4. 林原美術館

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The Hayashibara Museum of Art is an art museum owned by the Hayashibara Group, and located at 2-7-15 Marunouchi, Kita-ku, Okayama, the site of a former guesthouse beside the inner moat of Okayama Castle. Its 6,832 square meter interior was designed by Kunio Maekawa.

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5. 岡山後楽園

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岡山後楽園 Fjkelfeimvvn / CC BY 3.0

Kōraku-en is a Japanese garden located in Okayama, Okayama Prefecture. It is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, along with Kenroku-en and Kairaku-en. Korakuen was built in 1700 by Ikeda Tsunamasa, lord of Okayama. The garden reached its modern form in 1863.

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6. 柴岡山 光珍寺

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Kōjinji (光珍寺, Kōchinji-ji) is a temple of the Tendai sect located in Kita-ku, Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. The name of the mountain is Shibaokayama. The hon. Gentleman is Amida. It is Ukita's bodhidharma.

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