Uno Port, located in Tamano City, Okayama Prefecture, serves as the gateway from Honshu to the islands of the Seto Inland Sea. It is one of the venues for the Setouchi International Art Festival, which takes place on the islands of the Seto Inland Sea, including Naoshima, which is just a stone's throw away, and various artworks are permanently displayed around the port. There are also many stylish cafes and restaurants, and you can enjoy strolling around while feeling the unique atmosphere of a relaxed port town.
Okayama is a charming city with streets that retain the atmosphere of the Edo period, such as Okayama Castle and Korakuen Garden. In addition to the streetcars and retro gate towns, you can enjoy gourmet specialties such as parfaits made with local fruit and demi katsu-don, which are also great points of interest when walking around the city. In the surrounding area, there are many places to explore, such as Kibiji, a cycling tour of historical sites scattered throughout the satoyama landscape, and Uno Port, the gateway to art spots on the Seto Inland Sea.