Every city in Japan has an alias. Okayama Castle's alias is Ojo. So in fact, the so-called Ojo Park means Okayama Castle Park. It is a park with the Okayama Castle as the core and the moat in front. The area is not large, but the location is quite good. If you come from Korakuen Garden, you will pass an iron bridge and cross a wider river to reach it. After buying the coupon, it will be unimpeded. It is a park, and more of it is in Honmaru. Range, but you can boat on the river, which is a very good view.
To climb the castle tower on the Okayama level, you have to pass through Wucheng Park, which is actually the large area in front of Okayama Castle. The imperial palace, sculls, and gates built in the Meiji era are still missing, and the moat is mostly buried in Uchibori. There are some stone foundations of previous buildings on the lawn of the park, and there are some caves hidden in the corners.
[Scenery] The cherry blossoms in Wucheng Park are about to bloom. Even if there are many people, it is not very crowded, so it is best to leave 2m or more.
[Fun] It's worth taking pictures, the lawn is very nice, I like it!
Okayama Castle was built in 1597. The castle tower was burned to the torch due to the war. It was rebuilt in 1966. Because the outer wall is as black as a crow's feather, it is called Ojo Castle. It is beautiful with Himeji Castle, which has a white outer wall. Compared. In the castle tower, you can change into the costume of the castle lord princess for free, and you can also experience the atmosphere of being a military commander in a sedan chair.
To enter and visit Okayama Castle, you will first pass through Wucheng Park. Okayama Castle is also known as Wucheng or Golden Wucheng, and it is named after the dark castle tower. This is the castle built by the Ukita Hide family of the Japanese Warring States Period at the end of the 16th century. The fortified Okayama Castle was later exiled. After Uki and Hide were defeated, they were exiled. Kobayakawa and Ikeda entered the Okayama Castle successively. The castle was expanded and Korakuen was built next to it. At present, Wucheng Park can still see some stone foundations, and the neatly arranged area is large enough. It is conceivable that the scale of the building at that time was not small.