The picturesque scenery of Okayama is composed of nature and historical buildings. Do your shopping at AEON OKAYAMA, which is closest to Okayama Station! 【Cooperated by Aeon_ Okayama Area edition】

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AEON Group has approx. 600 general merchandise stores Japan (as of 2014). The group offers privileges to foreign tourists, not only tax-free (8%) shopping but also something like the current special campaign, which gives them 5% discount off their shopping using special coupon (Available only at AEON directly-managed stores. We will explain later how the coupon works). This serial article introduces stores of AEON Group all over Japan, along with the attractions in the surrounding areas. In this article we will talk about AEON OKAYAMA, which is in tranquil, beautiful and nature-filled Okayama.

▼ Okayama, which is blessed with nature and historical tourist attractions
Okayama is about 50 minutes by Shinkansen from JR Shin-Osaka Station. Northern Okayama is blessed with mountains and hot springs and southern Okayama is an area of plentiful nature where the calm Inland Sea spreads out before the visitor's eyes. The warm climate and geographic characteristics are suited to fruit cultivation and Okayama is well-known as one of the top places in Japan for growing peaches and grapes. As for famous tourist attractions, there are Okayama Korakuen, designed by a famous historical figure and called one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan; Okayama Castle, which can be called the symbol of Okayama; and the Kurashiki scenic area, a street of white walls that runs alongside the Kurashiki River. Okayama is also known as the birthplace of the legend of Momotaro, a story that has been told since ancient times in Japan.

Okayama Korakuen

Address:1-5 Korakuen Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama

Kurashiki scenic area

Address:1-1-15 Chuo, Kurashiki City, Okayama

Okayama Castle

Address: Marunouchi Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama

▼ Do your shopping at AEON OKAYAMA, which is easily accessible from Okayama Station
From the underground turnstile of JR Okayama Station, walk five minutes to arrive at the shopping mall AEON Mall Okayama, one of the largest in western Japan. AEON OKAYAMA is a comprehensive supermarket inside this shopping mall.

It has a large selection of products so good you will want to buy them as a gift for yourself or for friends back home, ranging from snacks to cosmetics and stylish clothing.

It also has a plentiful food section with side dishes and other choices. We recommend buying a snack there then taking a walk in the nature-filled townscape of Okayama.

Address:1-2-1 Shimoishii Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama
Business hours:1F: 7:00-22:00 / 2, 3, 4F: 9:00-22:00
Credit cards accepted:AEON CARD, Visa, JCB, Master, UC, Diners, American Express and UnionPay
Service for foreign visitors:Tax-free, ATM cashing for Japanese Yen, Free Wi-Fi, 5% OFF

Why not take a trip to Okayama, a place where you can enjoy nature, history and shopping?

▼ 5% Discount Coupon that can be used on top of tax-free shopping!

Such a great shopping place as AEON is now giving a 5% discount coupon called HAPPY COUPON exclusively to overseas tourists!
This special coupon allows you to shop at not only the stores introduced in this article but also many stores in AEON with an amazing 5% discount off the prices!
The coupon can be used together with tax-free shopping (8%), so don’t miss the chance to be a smart shopper in a convenient way!

▼ How to use “HAPPY COUPON”

(1)Click the link below!

(2)Click on GET 5% off COUPON to open another window.

(3)Please store the barcode displayed on another window, or bookmark the URL so you can open the page immediately when needed.

(4)Scan the barcode with a coupon-issuing machine at the store in order to issue the coupon. You will receive 5% discount off the total of your shopping at a casher by showing the coupon.