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How to get to Asakuchi City, the city of astronomy? Introducing access!
We will introduce the main means of transportation to Asakuchi City, the city of astronomy.
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- Now, let's go to Asakuchi City!
- How to get to Asakuchi City from major cities in Japan?
- About 20 minutes by train from Kurashiki!
- Car sharing is convenient for sightseeing in Asakuchi City.
Now, let's go to Asakuchi City!
Asakuchi City, Okayama Prefecture is known as the ``city of astronomy'' and is home to Asia's largest astronomical facilities, including the Kyoto University Okayama Astronomical Observatory and the Okayama Astronomical Museum. Surrounded by the warm climate of the Seto Inland Sea and a beautiful natural environment, the area is full of delicious gourmet food, including local marine products and processed products. Let's go to Asakuchi City, which is full of charm!
How to get to Asakuchi City from major cities in Japan?
To get to Asakuchi City from major cities in Japan, it is common to use the Shinkansen and Sanyo Main Line. There are two JR stations in Asakuchi City: Konko Station and Kamogata Station.
Tokyo Station - (Shinkansen) - Okayama Station - (Sanyo Main Line) - Konko Station approximately 4 hours
Kyoto Station - (Shinkansen) - Okayama Station - (Sanyo Main Line) - Konko Station approximately 1 hour 50 minutes
Shin-Osaka Station - (Shinkansen) - Okayama Station - (Sanyo Main Line) - Konko Station approximately 1 hour 40 minutes
Hiroshima Station - (Shinkansen) - Fukuyama Station - (Sanyo Main Line) - Kamogata Station approximately 1 hour
*About 4 minutes from Konko Station to Kamogata Station
About 20 minutes by train from Kurashiki!
Kurashiki City is home to many tourist spots. It takes about 20 minutes by train or 30 minutes by car from Kurashiki Station, which is the base for sightseeing in Kurashiki. It is also about 35 minutes by train or about 1 hour by car from downtown Okayama. Why not take a short trip and come to Asakuchi City?
Car sharing is convenient for sightseeing in Asakuchi City.
Car sharing is available in front of Kamogata Station until March 31, 2024.
By using it as a means of transportation from Kamogata Station, you can easily go to sightseeing spots far from the station, such as the Okayama Astronomical Museum and Sake Brewery. Please use the dedicated app "TOYOTA SHARE".
Asakuchi City, located in Okayama Prefecture, is an "astronomical city'' where astronomical facilities such as the Kyoto University Okayama Observatory, which has one of the largest telescopes in Asia, Subaru Telescope Okayama Branch Office, NAOJ NINS, and the Okayama Astronomical Museum are gathered. Although it is a very compact town, in addition to astronomical facilities, there is Mount Yosho, which is attracting attention as a filming location for movies, Kamogata Machiya Park, which has been selected as one of the top 100 Japanese historical parks, and Honshu's only Salicary grassland. There are many attractions such as fabrics. Also, blessed with the warm climate of the Seto Inland Sea and rich nature, there are many delicious gourmet foods such as agricultural and marine products and their processed products. Please come and visit Asakuchi City, which is full of attractions and flavors.
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