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Just for the record, Himeji is where Himeji Castle is situated. A very famous castle in Japan which became the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Himeji became a municipality on the 1st day of April 1889. You will see in one of my tips about a marker that was placed in a municipal park commemorating the 100th year anniversary of Himeji. Take a look, you will find it interesting!

It was my first trip to Japan and I did not have a second thought of visiting Himeji. I have decided to tour the place not only because of the famous landmark, Himeji Castle. The castle is definitely a 'must see' but the lush of greens and fluorishing garden is something else. I can see the effort of the people and its government in maintaining a green environment. Yes, I can see the beauty from atop the Himeji Castle, the city surrounded by hills full of trees, flowers, & foliages.

  • Last visit to Himeji: May 2007
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Apr 17, 2010 at 2:10 AM

    Excellent page and photo's on Himeji Castle. So much of interest to see there, and the grounds look enormous, need comfy walking shoes to tackle this one!

  • ViajesdelMundo's Profile Photo
    Dec 28, 2009 at 2:28 PM

    What a beautiful Castle!! one of the places I did not get to in my times in Japan, unfortunately.

  • unaS's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2009 at 6:42 PM

    I agree with everything you have said! My visit to Himeji castle was a marvelous experience. So very different, so very special. Thanks for bringing back great memories.

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2009 at 7:36 PM

    Wow, freddie, ang ganda naman ng Himeji Castle! Hope I'll see it too someday, Norman :)

  • WStat's Profile Photo
    Jun 2, 2008 at 11:24 PM

    Hi Freddie! After having seen all your Himeji-tips, I deeply regret not having visited Himeji on occasion of my last trip in September! Hopefully next time! Greetings!

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2007 at 1:48 PM

    Great Castle = and nice to know the city protects the natural environment with its flowers and green spaces

  • traveloturc's Profile Photo
    Sep 2, 2007 at 4:24 AM

    Hi Freddy thanks a lot for your comments on my Trabzon page I want also to congratulate you for your works on Himeji castle ...

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jul 31, 2007 at 6:09 PM

    great page!

  • Stephen-KarenConn's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2007 at 4:27 PM

    The Himeji Castle is beautiful. I have only visited Japan twice, and that rather briefly. Would love to see the castle. Thanks!

  • i-s-a's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2007 at 6:08 PM

    ganda naman ng castle na yan. sana marating ko rin in the future. kumusta na dyan sa toronto?


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