The trip to Japan was organized by Samurai Tours
Himeji Castle is widely considered Japan's most spectacular castle. Unlike many other Japanese castles, Himeji Castle was never destroyed in wars, earthquakes or fires and survives in its original form.
It is both, a national treasure and a UNESCO world heritage site.
|Travel to Himeji, Japan, 2006
Main Tower with the smaller towers and corridors connecting these towers have been registered as national treasures. The Cosmetic Tower, 27 ‘yagura', 15 gates, and 1,000 meter long earthen walls have been registered as important cultural treasures. A part of the middle moat, and the whole inner moat retained as they were In the feudal times. The area inside the middle moat has been registered as a special historical site.
History of Himeji Castle
Transportation to Himeji