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Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo) Tours and Activities

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If you only have time for one day trip from Kyoto or Osaka, make it Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo), renowned as Japan’s most beautiful historic citadel. Also known as White Heron Castle, the UNESCO-listed hilltop structure was built in 1580 and features a five-story central tower with surrounding moats, walls, and pagodas.

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World Heritage of Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge walking tour from Osaka

World Heritage of Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge walking tour from Osaka

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Depart from Osaka by train for a full-day walking tour that visits Himeji in Hyogo prefecture. Visit its top attraction, Himeji Castle, then enjoy a lunch buffet that features both Japanese and Western cuisines. Afterward, continue to Akashi Kaikyo Bridge—the longest suspension bridge in the world. Walk along Maiko Marine Promenade, a passageway underneath the bridge's roadway on the Kobe side. Experience an in-depth introduction to these Japanese treasures as travel with your expert guide on foot and by train.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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World Heritage of Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge walking tour from Kyoto

World Heritage of Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge walking tour from Kyoto

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Depart from Kyoto by train for a full-day walking tour of Himeji in Hyogo prefecture, starting at its top attraction: the exquisite Himeji Castle. Then enjoy a lunch buffet of Japanese and western food. Afterward, travel to the Maiko Marine Promenade, a walkway that lines the Kobe side of Akashi Kaikyo Bridge—the longest suspension bridge in the world. Travel with your guide by train and on foot for an in-depth experience of these Japanese gems.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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From Osaka: Himeji Castle, Kokoen Garden, Arima Onsen & Kobe 1-Day Tour

From Osaka: Himeji Castle, Kokoen Garden, Arima Onsen & Kobe 1-Day Tour

Join this bus tour from central Osaka to visit the most famous sightseeing spots of Hyogo prefecture in a single day! Relax in our comfortable bus during transfer and enjoy visits of Himeji Castle, Arima Onsen and Kobe Harborland.
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  • 9 hours 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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2 Days 1 Night OSAKA HIROSHIMA by Minivan Toyota HIACE 2019

2 Days 1 Night OSAKA HIROSHIMA by Minivan Toyota HIACE 2019

Private VIP Tour in OSAKA<=>HIROSHIMA allows you to “Customize Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private Minivan Toyota HIACE 2019 and English speaking driver for 2 Days and 1 Night. Our team assists you to manage the tour, give recommendations, make reservations and check information. <<< You customize your own Day Trip in OSAKA<=>HIROSHIMA >>> STEP1: We propose list of famous destinations while you share with us your travel desires and special requests. STEP2: With careful communication and planning, we share and exchange our draft detailed itinerary. STEP3: We revise/finalize the itinerary. ***You can always change the itinerary even on the day while traveling with the tour guide. Please feel free to reach our team and tour guide for recommendation at any time. ***Extra charges will be applied for over time service.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Himeji Private Tour from Osaka or Kobe

Himeji Private Tour from Osaka or Kobe

Himeji castle is located on a top of a small hill. People also call it egret castle as it looks like a white heron flying over the hill. There is a beautiful park called Koko-en nearby. Nine different types of Japanese gardens are here with different landscapes. You can experience Japanese tea ceremony here. Tour guide will meet you at your accommodation and start the tour hassle-free. As it's a private tour, you can relax and visit sights at your own pace. We use local trains like locals do. However, if you want to ride Shinkansen and get reserved seats, it will cost around 10,000 yen per person. JR Rail Pass holder can maximize the use it. Please make sure to clarify your choice.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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What are Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo) hours of operation?
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Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo) hours of operation: Open daily. Sept - May: 9am - 5pm; May - Aug: 9am - 6pm. Closed Dec 29 & 30. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 5 Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo) costs USD 100.41. Guided Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo) tours start around USD 100.41 per person. See all 5 Himeji Castle (Himeji-Jo) tickets and tours on Viator.
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