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

Highlights

Noboru S.

Himeji
English
6.5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

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. Learn and enjoy soy sauce flavored Manju making!

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

JR Himeji Station or Your Hotel near JR Himeji Station

09:00

Pick up / Meeting Point

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

09:30

JR Hon-Tatsuno station

Walk to Tatsuno Castle Town Street

09:50

Tatsuno old castle town street

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

11:30

Kura Terrace

Local food lunch at Kura Terrace

12:30

Tatsuno Castle

Visit to Tatsuno Castle

13:00

Kenmin Koryu Hiroba

Usukuchi Soy Sauce Flavored Manju(Traditional Japanese confection) Making

Guests can enjoy their Manju with Maccha green tea. (Reservation in advance needed)

15:00

JR Hon Tatsuno station

Local Specialty Shopping at station shop

15:30

Drop off / Ending Point

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

Ending Point

JR Himeji Station or Your Hotel near JR Himeji Station

What to Expect

If you are looking for a half day tour from Himeji, Tatsuno is a right place to visit. Tatsuno is famous for its well-preserved old castle town street which has been designated as National Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings. The town is small enough for walking around and visiting some of the classic buildings. We visit 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. Away from the noise of the city, you can feel its relaxing atmosphere. Tatsuno is also famous as a birthplace of Usukuchi soy sauce which plays important role in Japanese dishes. If you are interested in Washoku, you can learn more about the important seasoning and find special soy sauce there. Learn and enjoy soy sauce flavored Manju making! You can enjoy the Manju you made with Maccha green tea.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

• Guide fee

• Pick-up at your hotel near JR Himeji station

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.

Important Information

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

• 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.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$235/ per group

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