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Himeji Travel Guide: 180 reviews and 424 photos
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.
Yes, Himeji is not only for the castle. As you exit the JR train station, you are headed to an indoor market. You can... more travel advice
I took pictures of a couple of streets of Himeji very close to the castle to give you an idea how safe the streets that... more travel advice
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