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Discovering New Charms of Okayama!
-Invitation to Kumayama British Garden-

When you think of tourist spots in Okayama, famous historical sites like Okayama Castle and Korakuen Garden immediately come to mind. But how about experiencing both Japanese culture and international culture at the same time? In this article, I would like to introduce the beautifully recreated Kumayama British Garden, a stunning place that perfectly embodies the garden culture of England.

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Located to the east of Okayama, Kumayama British Garden is a wonderful place where you can enjoy the allure and elegance of English garden landscapes, created on the grounds of a former elementary school. As you enter through the entrance, you'll be greeted by beautifully designed pathways, vibrant flower beds, and well-maintained lawns.

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These scenes are just like the renowned gardens spread throughout England. You can enjoy approximately 250 species and around 800 roses, as well as various seasonal flowers.

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During the summer season, various types of butterflies dance gracefully through the air.

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They gather around the flower beds and meadows, seeking the nectar of the flowers.

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In this unique space where Japanese and British cultures blend, you can feel the shared values of natural beauty and artistic expression.

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Therefore, when planning your trip to Okayama, do not miss the opportunity to visit Kumayama British Garden. Immerse yourself in the allure of traditional Japanese and British gardens in this captivating place.

How To Get There: Approximately 10 minutes by car from JR Kumayama Station
Opening Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (March to September)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm (October to February)
(Closed every Wednesday
However, if Wednesday is a public holiday, it will be closed on the next day (subject to change))
Admission: Free

Reporter: Yen

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