Comfort Hotel Okayama
Phone: (81) 86 801 9411
Fax: (81) 86 801 9495
1-1-13 Marunouchi, Okayama, JP, 700-0823
- Phone: (81) 86 801 9411
- Fax: (81) 86 801 9495
Korakuen Garden forms a part of the Three Great Gardens, which is a big tourist attraction in the city. Translating to 'Garden of Pleasure After', the name is connected to an old Confucian saying that explains how a ruler should first take his followers' needs into consideration before satisfying his own. Dating back to 1700, the garden is spread over a large area and has tea-house pit-stops at regular intervals. The garden is also decorated with bonsai trees, shrines and waterfalls.
Built in the year 1597, the Okayama Castle was destroyed in the year 1945 during the world war. Originally built in wood, stone and tile, the castle has now been reconstructed as a concrete structure. However, even if this castle is a replica, the grandeur of the place still holds, which will be revealed to you as you take a tour. Check out some of the original artifacts that belong to the old castle on display here. Painted charcoal black, the Okayama Castle shows stand tall with a promise to regain its past glory.