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Himeji

COVID-19 Closures: State of Emergency Declared

The Japanese government has declared a month-long state of emergency for several prefectures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe.

Many facilities across Japan have already closed, and many non-essential services are expected to shut down due to the declaration, without notice.

Updated 8 April 2020

About Himeji

A pretty city close to Osaka, Himeji - and the famed Himeji Castle - is easily accessed from Osaka or Kyoto. Being on the Tokkaido Shinkansen line means that Himeji is also excellent for a day-trip when travelling to or from Hiroshima.

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Himeji Neighbourhoods