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Himeji Castle, Himeji

A World Heritage Site, Himeji Castle represents the largest structure of its kind in Japan. Constructed in the 14th century, the grandiose castle underwent several major reconstructions since then, surviving two scheduled demolitions, the 1945 bombings, and an earthquake. Admire the imposing structure from the outside, or roam the well-kept interior and labyrinthine garden paths. Put Himeji Castle into our Himeji road trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The first time arrived at Himeji station, it's just a happy thing. It is lucky in the smooth start of the journey, which starts. 降rireru in Himeji Castle giant concealed on the extension of the limousine bus stop. I wanted to go to the toilet, so people like me who entered Himeji station is bad. Now toilet under the stairs going to the basement of the Himeji station true front. Please go to the destination bus limousine. Walking in the okay so I just want to ride the bus is crowded, and the hard walk trot. February, except with fewer tourists or smooth Castle put the toll was smooth. Before going to the Himeji Castle, Himeji Castle app was so very helpful. Never did I feel better! It is. Zoo located in Himeji Castle, did not have time, so I went. In the pick-up of the Bondo has hand and try for the first time real Armadillo, cute. With what I know now. It was fun, but more people is to go. I thought it was you can find out what the day had one as an afterthought, Himeji never eat more should not. Because they are afraid of conger eel, delicious and I would have been. However, Himeji Castle was watched closely in the inspirational kind, large satisfied.
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  • I think once will visit Castle Himeji Castle. There are castles or Castle to become the Museum is, here is a castle building itself can live!! ️ night light is great.
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  • I stopped here on the way to Hiroshima. It was located just one kilometer away from the station, which is walkable for me. The garden area was quite large, an amazing view of the castle can be seen in pretty much every spot of the garden. The castle is unusually bright and pretty.
  • Very impressed with this beautiful and romantic castle in Himeji. I was surprised how well it is maintained. It is just breathtaking. Having been to many castle in the world. This one surely rank one of the top 5 castles on my list. Best looking one in the whole of Asia. Upon arrival, I was given a English tour guide. He is a 68 years old retiree and come to work as volunteer. He looks healthy and fit too. I am blessed to have him to walk with me. He is so knowledgeable about the castle and explained a lot of in details yet make it very interesting at the same time. All in all, it was a magical experience.
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