Tsuyama City has a population of approximately 100,000 and is located in the north of Okayama Prefecture in an area rich with nature that has the Chugoku Mountains to the north and Kibikogen Highlands to the south. It is about three hours by train from the cities of Osaka and Kyoto in West Japan.
Tsuyama City is a castle town that such an atmosphere that it may be called Shokyoto (little Kyoto). The city’s symbol is Tsuyama Castle which was built 400 years ago and is one of the three castles in Japan know for being built on a mountain or hill in the middle of a plain. Please find the time to visit Tsuyama City.