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A day trip from Osaka to the Himeji Castle and the Engyoji Temple.

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Among the many castles in Japan, Himeji Castle is truly special. You will feel happy just to be there when you see its beautiful figure over the surrounding cherry blossom or maple trees.

It has a long and touching history. It is a must-see in Japan.

Engyoji is a huge temple, famous as the location for the movie The Last Samurai.

Himeji Tour Guide - Shuji O.
Shuji O.
4.92 / 5
(13 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Osaka

10:40 AM

Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle is the most beautiful castle in Japan.

It's an original castle, amazingly survived for hundreds of years.

We use a very reasonable conventional train if you don't have a JR Pass. It will take only one hour and a little from Osaka Station.

12:00 PM

Kokoen Garden

A beautiful Japanese garden next to the castle

12:30 AM

lunch

There is a nice restaurant in the Kokoen Garden. If we are very lucky, we can have lunch there.

01:40 PM

Engyoji Temple

Huge temple, famous as the location for the movie The Last Samurai.

03:20 PM

Himeji Station

We will take a conventional train from the Himeji Station

Ending Point

At your hotel in Osaka

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee

hotel or station pickup

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What‘s not included

insurances

transportation fee for you and guide: metro and conventional train 3,520 yen (round) /per person

bus and cable cars for Engyoji Temple 2200 yen /per person

lunch for you and guide

admission fees for Himeji Castle (1,050 yen /per person)

admission fees for Engyouji (500 yen /per person)

Tour Important Information

Please wear warm socks in the cold weather.

We can eat lunch at Kokoen Garden if we are lucky.

I also take you to Engyoji Temple.

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Himeji Tour Reviews

K

Kent K.

5 / 5
Jun 7, 2024

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Shuji is Great!

We spent a day with Shuji in Kyoto and went at the end with him to Osaka where he lives. It was a great day. He is very knowlegeeable about Japanese history and culture (he taught world history before retiring). His Englsh is great. The Kyoto part was exploring three temples that were further out and we might have missed without his guidance. Osaka was a brief tour of the central area, including the night life and street food. He recommended a great restaurant for us after. Highly recommended. Kent and Luca

Kent K.

Dear Kent and Luca, Thank you so much for the great review. We really had a wonderful time. Since you had already visited many places in Kyoto, I was able to take you to my most favorite hidden gems. And thank you very much for your barrage of jokes! I hope I can see both of you again. Shuji O.

Jeremy  B.

Jeremy B.

5 / 5
May 6, 2024

Not for the first time, Osaka

Osaka
5 hours

Customized

A great day

Shuji was an excellent guide, we had a wonderful, interesting day.

Jeremy  B.

Thanks for the great review. We enjoyed the beautiful roses in the Nakanoshima Garden and were lucky enough to get nice seats at the riverside cafe. Above all, visiting the Sky Building was an unexpected opportunity for your wife, a professional architect. We really had a great time today. Thank you very much.

Osaka tour

Suji is a responsible guide.

Jee M.

Thank you for your high rating. We found that Osaka Castle and Aqualiner can be enjoyed even if you use a wheelchair. Thank you for listening to some stories about Nakanoshima and Osaka Castle. I hope I could satisfy your interests. Have a nice time for the rest of your trip to Japan.

$318/ per group

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