Things to do in Himeji City.



Himeji City (姫路市:Himeji-shi) is a city located in the southwestern part of Hyogo Prefecture.
Himeji City is the second largest city in Hyogo Prefecture after Kobe, and is the central city of the Himeji urban area with about 740,000 people.


The world heritage site Himeji Castle, Shoshazan Engyoji Temple and Nada no kenka-matsuri Festival are famous.
There are other facilities that the family can enjoy, such as Himeji Zoo, Safari Park "Himeji Central Park", and Taiyo Park.


Himeji City is an area where many festivals are held.
The Himeji Yukata Festival (ゆかたまつり:Yukata Matsuri), the Castle Festival (お城まつり:Oshiro Matsuri), and many shrines in the fall have many traditional fall festivals.


Specialty foods include Himeji Oden, Karinto (fried dough cookies), grilled anago, Champon Yaki, Eki soba.


by 姫路観光コンベンションビューロー【Himeji Convention & Visitors Bureau】


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Himeji Castle Shoshazan Engyoji Temple






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IntroductionHimeji Castle (姫路城: Himeji-jo) , along with Horyuji Temple in Nara, was registered as the first world heritage in Japan.One of Japan's most famous castles, designated as a national treasur...

IntroductionMount Shosha Engyoji Temple (書寫山圓教寺: Shosha-zan Engyo-ji) is the most famous temple in Himeji city, called Mount Hieizan in the west.It is a temple of Tendai sect opened by Saint Shoku (Sh...

IntroductionKokoen Garden (好古園:Koko-en) is located in Himeji Park,style of garden that features a path around a pond Japanese garden.The park was opened to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Him...

IntroductionTaiyo Park(太陽公園) is a park that reproduces famous buildings around the world.It is divided into a castle area and a stone area.Castle areaThere is a huge Hakucho Castle (Swan Castle) on th...

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