A neighbourhood in Himeji
About Himeji Castle Area
Highlights around Himeji Castle Area
The towering Himeji Castle stands proudly over the city, and is an easily spotted central landmark.
Considered to be the most beautiful castle in Japan, Himeji Castle is one of only 12 castles still standing as original. A not to be missed highlight of the Kansai region.
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Next door to Himeji Castle, Kokoen Garden contains nine separate, walled gardens each reproducing a different style of the Edo Period.