Kibikogen San San Festival

kibichuo town, okayama prefecture, visitwestjapan
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Kibichuo Town

Kibichuo Town has become the beating heart with its center is marvelously designed Kibi Plaza complex with its cool circular elevated walkway. Within this futuristic structure you will find everything that you might need during your stay, from goods to services.

Kibi Plaza’s central location has made it a popular event spot throughout the year. One such event, which is held annually in April is called the Kibi San San Festival. It includes stage performances, a food market, a flea market and a craft making experience area.

Past stage shows have included performances by musicians, balloon artists and even martial artists ancient and mysterious techniques. The food ranges from fresh locally produced fruit and vegetables to prepared meals and snacks that you can eat right on the spot. At the flea market, you are likely to come across an item that you would never find in a typical souvenir shop. Make a special discovery and take home a lasting memory.

The experiences available are related to the common pursuits of the region, such as agriculture and woodworking. After the festival, have a look inside Kibi Plaza, where there are a number of shops, restaurants and eateries. There are also plenty of comfortable places to have a seat and take a rest.  The resort hotel in the plaza complex is worth considering if staying the night in Kibichuo Town fits into your itinerary.

Access: Take the Hakubi Line from JR Okayama Station to JR Takahashi Station. Take the Rehabiri/Yoshikawa bound bus from the Takahashi Bus Center to the Kibi Plaza bus stop.

About the Area

Kibichuo Town is a located within the Chugoku Mountains and is comprised of fertile highland farmland and expansive forests. Its natural scenic beauty has long attracted the attention of visitors from around the country and in recent years, international travelers have followed suit.

Easily accessible from both Okayama Station and Okayama Airport, Kibichuo Town is the perfect getaway.

Cancellation Policy

1) Detailed tour information & conditions will be given after application is made; please read and confirm the final itinerary before the departure date.
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