Mimasaka-no-Kuni Access

Mimasaka-no-Kuni Map

Mimasaka-no-Kuni Map detail Mimasaka-no-Kuni Map detail Kagamino Town Kumenan Town Maniwa City Mimasaka City Misaki City Nagi Town Nishiawakura Village Sho’o Town Tsuyama City
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Bizen Area
  • okayama korakuen

    The Bizen Area is home to such sites as Okayama Castle, which was built by the feudal lord Hideie Ukita, and Okayama Koraku-en, which is famed as one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. The area is also known for excelling in arts that draw upon the elements of earth and fire, including Bizen ware pottery and the Japanese swords crafted by the master swordsmiths of Bizen Osafune. In addition to its rich living history and traditions, the Bizen Area is also blessed with the bounty of delicious seasonal fruits as well as seafood from the nearby Seto Inland Sea.

Bicchu Area
  • kurashiki bikanchiku

    Known for its traditional townhouses and white-walled storehouses, the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter is an area where you can encounter beautiful scenery that seems to transcend time. The Bicchu Area is also home to the Tsukuriyama Kofun Tumuli and Ki Castle, sites where you can explore the mysteries of the ancient Kibi Province. The Kojima area of Kurashiki City and Ibara City are known as the birthplace of jeans in Japan, and the area remains a major producer of jeans to this day.

how to get to mimasakanokuni

how to get to mimasakanokuni
by air(international) okayama air port website
Shanghai - Okayama 1 hour 30 minutes
Seoul - Okayama 2 hours 10 minutes
Taipei - Okayama 2 hours 30 minutes
Hongkong - Okayama 3 hours 30 minutes
by air(domestic) okayama air port website
Tokyo - Okayama 1 hour 15 minutes
Sapporo - Okayama 2 hours
Okinawa - Okayama 1 hour 50 minutes
by rail
Okayama Station to Tsuyama Station (JR) 1 hour 5 minutes
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Tokyo Station to Okayama Station (JR Shinkansen) 3 hours 15 minutes
Kyoto Station to Okayama Station (JR Shinkansen) 1 hour 15 minute
Shin-Osaka Station to Okayama Station (JR Shinkansen) 45 minutes
road map
roadmap

Spots Worth Stopping By

Meruhen-no-Sato Prefectural Road 181

[Shinjo Village]

Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Meruhen-no-Sato (Fairytale Village)Shinjo

Specialties include Kumazasa udon noodles and “Hime no Mochi” (mochi = pounded rice cakes) as well as various foodstuffs made with “Hime no Mochi,” such as “Genki Okaki” (okaki = fried mochi).

AwakuLAND Prefectural Road 373 Tottori Expressway

[Nishiawakura Village]

Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) AwakuLAND

Specialties include famous sweets and specialties from Okayama and Tottori, as well as local farmed and wild vegetables and burgers made from local ingredients.

Mt. Nagi Yama-no-Eki Prefectural Road 53

[Nagi Town]

Mt. Nagi Yama-no-Eki (Mountain Station)

Specialties include black soybean soft serve ice cream, rice flour bread and “Fresh from the Garden” ToreTore Bento made with fresh-picked vegetables.

Daigo no Sato (Daigo Village) Prefectural Road 313

[Maniwa City]

Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Daigo no Sato (Daigo Village)

Specialties include soft serve ice cream, taiyaki and other sweets at the restaurant Sakura as well as yokan (sweet bean jelly) and grapes.

Kaze no Ie (Wind House) Prefectural Road 482

[Maniwa City]

Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Kaze no Ie (Wind House)

Specialties include Hiruzen yakisoba noodles, soft serve ice cream, Hiruzen white radish and wine made from wild grapes.

Hiruzen Highlands Prefectural Road Hiruzen Highlands Route

[Maniwa City]

Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Hiruzen Highlands

Various local specialties are available, including dairy products from Jersey cattle. (Hotel Hiruzen Hills)

Hiruzen Highlands SA (Service Area) Yonago Expressway

[Maniwa City]

Hiruzen Highlands SA (Service Area)

Specialties include soft serve ice cream, cheesecake, yogurt and other dairy products from local Hiruzen Jersey cattle.

Saisaijaya Prefectural Road Mimasaka-Nagi Route

[Mimasaka City]

Michi-no-Eki (Road Station) Saisaijaya

Specialties include handmade miso, sweet natto made from black soybeans, mochi (pounded rice cakes) containing black soybeans and KokuKoku black tea.

Sho’o SA (Service Area) Chugoku Expressway

[Sho’o Town]

Sho’o SA (Service Area)

Specialties include black soybean soft serve ice cream, katsudon (fried pork culets over rice), oyakodon (chicken and egg over rice) made with local Okayama chickens and chirashi (scattered) sushi made with black soybeans.

Kume no Sato (Kume Village) Prefectural Road 181

[Tsuyama City]

Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Kume no Sato (Kume Village)

Specialties include jumbo bell peppers, foodstuffs made with plums, Japanese yams and Tsuyama Offal Udon Noodles.

Michi-no-Eki Okutsu Onsen Prefectural Road 179

[Kagamino Town]

Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Okutsu Onsen (Hot Spring)

Specialties include fresh flowers and vegetables, handicrafts, foodstuffs made with Hime chili peppers and Kagamino inaka (country-style) curry.