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Himeji Castle World Heritage Site

 
Himeji Castle World Heritage Site The Himeji Castle is located in Himeji City in the western Hyogo. It was constructed in the mid-14th century, and after a three-layer castle tower was built by the order of the man of power Toyotomi Hideyoshi in the 16th century, Ikeda Terumasa, a feudal lord of the castle rebuilt it further in the 17th century. Its figure was likened as a white heron spreading its wings, and thus called the Hakuro-jo, or White Heron Castle. It was designated as a national treasure in 1931, and as the World Cultural Heritage in 1993. The sturdy, magnificent structure and elegant appearance, as well as complex and tactical defense devices make the Himeji Castle the most prominent castle in Japan. The Tenshukaku (castle tower) is the...
 

Himeji

 
Himeji The city's main claim to fame, is the splendid castle that sits on a hill overlooking it. In fact, the castle is visible from the Shinkansen tracks! If you only visit one castle in Japan, make it this one. It has extensive grounds, and an interesting display of items in the main dojon. The view from the top of the castle over the whole of Himeji is splendid. To get the castle, you can walk straight down the main drag for about 15 minutes. Alternatively, there is a covered arcade the runs parallel to the main drag, which is quite useful, if the weather is not cooperative. ...
 

 

 

 

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