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Tatsuno, old castle town street -Half day tour from Himeji-

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If you are looking for a tour from Himeji, Tatsuno is a right place. Tatsuno is located on the west of Himeji city, about 20 minutes by train from Himeji station. It is famous for its well-preserved old castle town street which has been designated as National Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings. Walk around the street and feel its relaxing atmosphere. Tatsuno is also famous as a birthplace of Usukuchi soy sauce which plays important role in Japanese dishes.

Himeji Tour Guide - Noboru S.
Noboru S.
5.00 / 5
(12 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

JR Himeji Station or Your Hotel near JR Himeji Station

09:00 AM

Pick up / Meeting Point

[ ] JR Homeji Station [ ] Hotel near JR Himeji Station

09:30 AM

JR Hon-Tatsuno station

Walk to Tatsuno Castle Town Street

09:50 AM

Tatsuno old castle town street

Walking around Tatsuno old castle town street (National Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings)

11:30 AM

Kura Terrace

Local food lunch at Kura Terrace

12:30 PM

Tatsuno Castle

Visit to Tatsuno Castle which is a palace like castle and not like Himeji Castle for battle. You will learn the history background difference between the two castles.

02:00 PM

Old samurai residence museum

Explore well-preserved samurai residence.

03:00 PM

JR Hon Tatsuno station

Local Specialty Shopping at station shop

03:30 PM

Drop off / Ending Point

[ ] JR Homeji Station [ ] Hotel near JR Himeji Station

Ending Point

JR Himeji Station or Your Hotel near JR Himeji Station

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

• Guide fee

• Pick-up at your hotel near JR Himeji station

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What‘s not included

• Transportation fee (guests and guide) : JR roundtrip (Himeji-Hon Tatsuno 240JPY x 2)

• Any meals and drinks (guests and guide): About 1,500 JPY per person

• Any admission fee (guests and guide) : If any.

• Soy sauce flavored Manju making experience : About 1,000 JPY. If interested, reservation in advance is needed.

Tour Important Information

• This tour involves half day walking, so make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

• It is my pleasure to help you plan your itinerary.

• Reservation in advance is needed for Manju making lesson.

• Manju making lesson may not be available on your tour day. If so, you can either have the tour with a different itinerary or you can cancel the tour and get your money back.

• If you have food allergies, please inform me.

• Please prepare the cash to spend for any transportation, lunch and so on.

• Please note insurance is excluded.

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I guide you in Wakayama, Kumano, Koya-san and Shiga if you pay my transportation fee from Himeji.

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We just had 4 hours in Himeji. Noboru was very informativ and very kind. We highly recommend this Tour with him. Thank you so much for the wonderful morning!

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Thank you very much for your nice review. I am so happy to hear all of you had a pleasant time in Himeji. I also had a wonderful morning with you! Hope to see you again next time you come back to Japan! Noboru

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Noburo, A great time in Himeji with Noburu, supplied a lot of information during our tour, well prepared and very factual without being burdensome. Highly recommend Noburu San to anyone travelling to Himeji

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Thank you very much for your wonderful review of our tour in Himeji. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour. It was also my great pleasure to show Himeji Castle and its beautiful gardens to you. Did you find a nice bathrobe? I hope to see you again next time you visit Japan!

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Noboru was a very kind man who met all of our needs....he was allowing us to be flexible due to some people with mobility issues....I would recommend him to anyone Brenda

Brenda A.

Thank you very much for your warmhearted review. I also enjoyed the day very much together. It was so wonderful to see their smiles. Hope to see you and work with you again next time you come back to Japan!

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