A day trip to Himeji Japan (and why you need to visit); Cory Varga; You Could Travel

Japan – Himeji-jo

Wondering why to visit Himeji, Japan? Being home to the famed Himeji Castle, Himeji continues to be one of the most popular cities in Japan amongst foreigners. Find out why travellers from all around the world queue to see this UNESCO World Heritage site and learn when to visit to avoid crowds.

All Japanese cities are excellent hubs full of exciting restaurants, attractions and shopping opportunities, but some cities happen to have wonders and landmark like no others, and this is the case with Himeji. Himeji is a city in the Kansai region, known for its 17th century Himeji Castle. Himeji Castle is the most visited castle in the country, designated a national treasure and UNESCO world heritage site.

A Brief History Of Himeji, Japan

Himeji is the second largest city in Hyogo Prefecture. It has an estimated population of over half a million inhabitants.

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