Himeji Castle394 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 68 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture 670-0012, Japan
- 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.
Love this? Explore the entire list of places to visit in Himeji before you plan your trip.
Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Himeji and book an accommodation of your choice.
56.85% of people who visit Himeji include Himeji Castle in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
85.71% of people start their Himeji Castle visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Himeji Castle
81.58% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Himeji Castle