Himeji Castle

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  • Address: 68 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture 670-0012, Japan
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-792851146
  • Ticket Price: 1000 JPY
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

Located in the Southern part of Hyogo is the beautiful city of Himeji with its spectacular buildings and breathtaking natural beauty. It is also the second largest city in Hyogo with cultural influences that are quite dynamic. If you are visiting Himeji, the first place you must go to is the Himeji Castle- its most popular tourist destination. Its importance can be understood by the fact that it was even secured as a world heritage site in 1993. The beautiful castle sits atop the Himeyama hill and is a prominent example of quintessential Japanese architecture with lovely pointed roof tops and heavy wooden interiors. Come to witness this national treasure which is also home to some other premier places like Shoshazan Engyoji and experience Japan in a way you have never done before! Ensure to visit at nights if you can, as the castle is famous for being an unforgettable sight after dark.

Entrance Ticket Details For Himeji Castle

  • Adults- 1000 yen
  • Students- 300 yen

Group (30 persons and over)-

  • Adults- 800 yen
  • Student- 240 yen

Combined ticket for Himeji Castle & Kokoen Garden-

  • Adults- 1040 yen
  • Students- 260 yen

Himeji Castle Hours

  • Admission ends one hour before closing.

How to Reach Himeji Castle

  • By Car or Taxi.

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  • Himeji Castle Address: 68 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture 670-0012, Japan
  • Himeji Castle Contact Number: +81-792851146
  • Himeji Castle Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Himeji Castle Price: 1000 JPY
  • Best time to visit Himeji Castle(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Himeji Castle: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 56.85% of people who visit Himeji include Himeji Castle in their plan

  • 85.71% of people start their Himeji Castle visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Himeji Castle

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

81.58% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Himeji Castle

People normally club together Hyogo Prefectural Museum Of History and Himeji City Museum Of Art while planning their visit to Himeji Castle.

People also prefer to start their day with Himeji Castle.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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