Discover the traditional Japanese culture in Okayama. Although Okayama Castle is undergoing upgrading works, you still can enjoy the beauty of the green landscape within the castle area. Then take a stroll in the Okayama Korakuen Garden, which is considered as one of Japan’s three great gardens.
Located in Matsuyama, Ehime, this is one of Japan’s oldest and most famous onsens. The Dōgo Onsen has also been a frequent destination for the Imperial Family. The main attraction is the Dōgo Onsen Honkan. Apparently, it seems that it became one of the inspiration sources for the popular anime movie "Spirited Away".
Visit the whirlpools during spring or autumn. It is said that they appear to be at their largest especially during high tides. The whirlpools roar and it’s an experience you won’t want to miss. See the whirlpool up-close via a vessel or at a safe distance from a glass-floored bridge.