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Ako overview

Ako is a budget-friendly place distinct for its historical sites and known for its castle and monuments. You'll enjoy Ako's parks and museums. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Aeon Mall Himeji Otsu and Sonoda Racecourse. Make it a point to see sights like Kagakuji Temple and Dairenji Temple. Ako is a business-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Ako

A welcoming city for all, Ako has a variety of lodging options. There are 39 hotels in the Ako area and you can shop as many as 19 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 60%.
  • • 27 3-star hotels with an average price of $38 per night
  • • 10 4-star hotels with an average price of $53 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 715 user reviews of Ako hotels:
  • • Donkairo
  • • Ginpaso
  • • Ako Park Hotel

How to get to Ako

Fly in to Okayama (OKJ), 29.7 mi (47.8 km) from downtown Ako. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 49.7 mi (80 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Ako Banshuako Station
  • • Ako Sakoshi Station
  • • Ako Tenwa Station

What to see around Ako

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Aeon Mall Himeji Otsu
  • • Sonoda Racecourse
  • • Sapporo Wine Okayama Winery
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Ako City Museum of History
  • • Ako Marine Science Museum, Salt Country
  • • Bizen LatinAmerica Museum
  • • Tatsuno Castle
  • • Bizen Pottery Traditional and Contemporary Art Museum
Memorable for its castle, historical sites, monuments, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Breathing Well
  • • Ako Castle Ruins
  • • Uryu Rakan Stone Statues
  • • Wake Shrine
  • • Shoshazan Engyo-ji Temple
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Hinase Fishermens's Market
  • • Aeon Mall Himeji River City
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Kagakuji Temple
  • • Dairenji Temple
  • • Akooishi Shrine
  • • Myodoji Temple
  • • Osake Shrine

When to visit Ako

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 61°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 47°F night
  • • July-September: 90°F day, 64°F night
  • • October-December: 76°F day, 39°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.4 inches
  • • April-June: 0.5 inches
  • • July-September: 0.6 inches
  • • October-December: 0.4 inches