Okazaki Map

The Japanese city of Okazaki is located in the Prefecture of Aichi in the Tokai region of Japan. Okazaki has a fascinating history. Okazaki is believed to have been the birthplace of the founder of the feudal government of Tokugawa Shogunate which ruled over Japan from 1600 to 1868 till the restoration of the Meiji Dynasty.
Okazaki has a population of 330,000 and it plays an important role in Japanese administration in relation with the Tokyo and Osaka regions. Okazaki is also an important cultural center of Japan. The historical sites and cultural heritage of Okazaki attracts a lot of tourists to this place. The Okazaki Castle is one the star attractions of Okazaki . Built by Saigo Tsugiyori this 15 th century castle has withstood many ravages of time.

Okazaki is known for its handicrafts industry. The fireworks produced in Okazaki are famous all over Japan. Okazaki is also an important manufacturing hub for many companies and is also the center of several knowledge-based industries.

Toyota Motor, Sony, Mitsubishi and Makita Power Tools all have their base in Okazaki . Okazaki is also home to many research institutes and development centers. Many national research institutes, laboratories and universities are located in Okazaki.

Okazaki is a lower cost of living than Tokyo and Osaka. It is more-student friendly because education and general living costs much less in Okazaki.So students find it easier to stay here. Okazaki is also a less crowded than other big Japanese cities. People can lead peaceful lives in Okazaki and yet enjoy the benefits of a metropolis.

Okazaki is fit for both living and visiting. You will love staying in Okazaki and also recommend others to come for a trip to Okazaki.

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Last Updated on: December 13th, 2017