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Himeji is a city of approximately 500,000 inhabitants located an hour west of Osaka. The highlight of Himeji is Himeji castle, the most outstanding castle still standing in Japan.

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Himeji Discussions

  • Top tourist attractions in Japan
    Japan is an island nation in Asia and has 16 World Heritage Sites which includes Himeji Castle and Historic Monument of Ancient Kyoto. In 2008, Japan received more than 8.3 million foreign visitors. Japan with its rich cultural heritage is mixed with its modern technology while the natural beauty of Japan can ...

  • Please help in adjust my program
    Day 0 : Depart BKK Fri Day 1-Jr1: Arrive Kansia (morning) - Travel Kyoto - stay Kyoto Sat Day 2-Jr2: Travel Kyoto - stay Kyoto Sun Day 3-Jr3 : Travel Himeji - stay Kyoto Mon Day 4-Jr4 : Travel ...

  • 2 day Kyoto itinerary suggestions
    Ohayo minna-san. I just wanted to know if you guys have any recommendations for our Kyoto itinerary. I'll be staying on a Wednesday to Saturday - but part of Wednesday and Saturday will be devoted to arriving in Kyoto and leaving for Tokyo respectively. So I was thinking of heading to Himeji on Thursday ...

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Himeji Blog Entries

  • Day 4
    for the 12:45pm train to himeji our next stop. We decided to give the green cars a try (first class) which ...
    Posted in Jason and Vanessa by jasbar

  • Himeji Castle
    Yesterday I picked up an extra shift in Himeji. It is a city about an 1 hour away form our apartment. In Himeji there is a huge castle, and it's one of the only ones that hasn't been converted into a museum. Our Lonely Planet book says that if you only see one castle in Japan, see the Himeji Castle ...
    Posted in Tales From The Future by agc_cwm

  • Osaka & Himeji
    . Some nice pottery, weaving and bits and pieces. Osaka Folk Craft Museum Himeji lured us away ...
    Posted in My Shout by Peter

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