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Tour of the most famous Himeji Castle in Japan

Day Trip

Kazuhiko F.

Himeji
English
2 hours 30 min
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

I will take you to the most famous castle in Japan: Himeji Castle which was designated as UNESCO's World Heritage site fisrt in Japan.The castle is one of the 12 original castles which was built in 17th century. And it is thought the most beautiful castle with white plastered walls.

Meeting Point

at Himeji Station (changeable)

Himeji Castle: You will see the castle like a white heron.

You will see the typical architecture of the japanese castles in the 16th to 17th centuries.

Ending Point

at Himeji Station (changeable)

What to Expect

0) Yo will have a lot ot visual explanation.

1) You could compare the structure of the castle with the European castles.

2) You will have the immage of the castle town of Himeji and lives of the peaple in the town 300 to 400 years ago.

3) I'm sure you will feel to come back to Japan again to see the castle.

***) When you visit the castle in late March and early April, you will enjoy the cherry blossoms in full bloom as shown in a picture.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in the area of Himeji


What‘s not included

Transportation fee for Hotel Pick-up in the outside of Himeji:Kobe area 2000yen, Osaka area 3000yen

Entrance fee for only the castle: 1000yen/adult

Entrance fee for the castle and the Japanese garden Koko-en: 1040yen/adult


Important Information

I can accept your request at least 4 days in advance.

1) If you start your tour from Himeji Station, you will walk about 2 hours.

2) The stairs in the main tower of the castle are steep. You should be careful not to fall down.

3) You should take off your shoes in the main tower and have slippers prepared for you.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time
$70/ per group

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