Tanada (Rice Terraces) Kinchai Festival（Misaki Town）
At “Ohaganishi no Tanada (Rice Terraces)” selected as one of the “Top 100 Rice Terraces in Japan”, “14th Tanada Kinchai Festival” is held on June 5th (Sunday). Various events including rice-planting experience and Japanese rice cake making will take place. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful rural landscape in Japan from the place where you can overlook 850 mortar-shaped rice terraces.
Transportation：20 minutes from JR Kameno…ko station by taxi
White Peaches made in OKAYAMA
OKAYAMA is one of the leading peach production area in Japan. White Peaches made in OKAYAMA has some characteristics, such as “white color” “soft” “sweet” as they are brought up carefully with bagging each one. Come and enjoy very different “White Peaches”!
Season : late June to late August
In Okayama as known “Town of Fruit Parfait”, Fruit Parfait is very popular as people can taste a seasonal fruit such as local specialized White Peaches, Muscut Grapes, and Pione Grapes. Furthermore each store makes some touches for their originality. Please enjoy them at hotel, café, and restaurant.
Humanoid Robot “Pepper” will guide you for sightseeing!(Kurashiki City)
Humanoid Robot “Pepper” appears at JR Kurashiki rail station! “Pepper” wearing station employee-like costume guides a sightseeing spot and offers a station guidance. “Pepper” also appears in the shop at Shinkansen (Japanese high-speed rail) wicket of JR Okayama station. Let’s meet them! *available until June 30
Tour Kibiji Cycling Path on a rental bicycle (SojaCity)
Go cycling Kibiji Cycling Path between Soja city and Okayama city! Let’s experience history visiting a historic spot and old burial mounds including Five-storied pagoda of Bitchu Kokubunji Temple, Kibitsu-jinja Shrine etc. Available to rent bicycle at JR Soja rail station, JR Bizen Ichinomiya rail station, and Bitchu Kokubunji Temple. It costs 500 JPY for 2 hours. (The upper limit is 1,100 JPY)
c/o Okayama Prefectural Government Tourism Division
2-4-6 Uchisange, Kita-ward, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan 700-8570