Okayama is a province (known in Japan as a Prefecture) in the South-western part of Japan. It is included in the larger Chugoko region of the country. The Prefecture is mainly made up of the city of Okayama, which was founded in 1889. As Okayama has grown, it has incorporated other settlements into its boundary. These include the towns of Seto, Takebe and Mitsu. Okayama is a decidedly beautiful part of Japan and Okayama city itself, is surrounded by mountains. The very popular Japanese folklore of Momotaro is believed to have originated from this region. Discount Okayama hotel packages are available with EasyToBook.com
Around the Prefecture of Okayama, there is plenty to keep visitors entertained. You may wish to venture out into the breathtakingly beautiful countryside and explore the mountain scenery that is a real feature of this part of Japan. Okayama has everything that you would expect from a large and cosmopolitan city. Great shopping and a good choice of restaurants that offer many different types of world cuisine. Whilst in the city, you should find time to visit the black Okayama Castle. Also, the Handayama Botanical Gardens and Karakuen Gardens are well worth paying a visit. Whatever you decide to do in Okayama Prefecture, EasyToBook.com is just a click away from helping you to organise your discount hotel in Okayama's many cities.