Explore interesting sights in Himeji, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 19 sights are available in Himeji, Japan.Sightseeing Tours in Himeji
1. Himeji CastleBook Ticket*
Himeji Castle is a hilltop Japanese castle complex situated in the city of Himeji which is located in the Hyōgo Prefecture of Japan. The castle is regarded as the finest surviving example of prototypical Japanese castle architecture, comprising a network of 83 rooms with advanced defensive systems from the feudal period. The castle is frequently known as Hakuro-jō or Shirasagi-jō because of its brilliant white exterior and supposed resemblance to a bird taking flight.
The Himeji Science Museum is a science museum in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, with four themes: "Earth, Local Nature, Science, and Space". It is nicknamed "House of Atoms". The predecessor was the Himeji City Science Museum, which opened in 1965 in Tegarayama Central Park, and opened in April 1993 as a relocation of this museum. It is known for having one of the largest planetariums in the Japan with a dome screen with a diameter of 27 meters. It does not have a designated administrator system and is directly managed by the Himeji City Board of Education.
3. 播磨国総社 射楯兵主神社
The Shooting Shield Shrine is a shrine located in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. The head office of the broadcasting and grinding country is unequivocally called "Sang" and "Sang" in the broadcasting and grinding area. The company level is small club and county club. Located in the middle circle of Himeji City. One mountain sacrifice once every 60 years and three mountain sacrifices once every 20 years are very famous.
Himeji Monolith (姫路monolith) is a restaurant and wedding venue run by Novarese located in Soja Honmachi, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. Using the former Ministry of Communications building, the exterior is the same as it was at that time, with brown scratch tiles on the entire surface and large windows with white frames. It is designated as an important building in the cityscape of Himeji City (No. 27).
5. Hyogo Perfectural Museum of History
Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of History opened to the immediate northeast of Himeji Castle in Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan in 1983. The collection of over 200,000 items includes one Important Cultural Property — a painting on silk of the parinirvana of the Buddha, dating to the Kamakura period — and five Prefectural Tangible Cultural Properties.
Hirohata Tianman Palace (Hirohata Tianman Palace) is a shrine located in Kitano Town, Hirohata District, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. The old community is a village community. Now it is called Tianman Palace in Guanghata, which was called "Tianman Society" at the beginning of its establishment and later renamed "Tianman Shrine".
7. Himeji Central Park
The Himeji Central Park is a safari park in Himeji, Hyōgo, Japan. The park opened in March 1984, and is the only safari park in Kansai region. It has a "sister park" agreement with Nairobi National Park, Kenya. The park also incorporates an amusement park. It is operated by Himeji Park Management , a Kamori Kankō Group company.
Gochaku Castle (御着城, Gochaku-jō) was a castle located in Gochaku, Harima Province (later Mikunino Town, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture). Since it is a castle built on Chausuyama, it has the alias of Chausuyama Castle, and it also has the alias of Tenkawa Castle because the Tenkawa River was used as part of the moat.
9. Japan Toy Museum
The Japan Toy Museum is a privately run museum in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. It is a museum-equivalent facility based on the Museum Law. Due to the uniqueness of the scale and contents of the collection collected over about 50 years, it is known worldwide as a toy museum representing Japan.
The Hisagozuka Kofun (瓢塚古墳), also known as the Yoro-Hisagozuka Kofun (丁瓢塚古墳) is a kofun burial mound located in the Katsuhara neighborhood of the city of Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture, in the Kansai region of Japan. The tumulus was designated a National Historic Site in 1978.
The Danjōzuka Kofun (壇場山古墳) refers to a group of kofun burial mounds located in the Mikuninochō-Kokubunji neighborhood of the city of Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture, in the Kansai region of Japan. Four tumuli were collectively designated a National Historic Site in 1921.
Matsubara Hachiman Shrine (松原八幡神社, Matsubara Hachimanjinja) is a Shinto shrine (Hachimangu) located in Himeji City, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The former company is a prefectural company. The autumn festival is known as the Nada Fight Festival.
Tegarayama Exchange Station (Tegarayama Kōryū Station) is a complex located in Tegarayama Central Park in Himeji City, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The former Himeji Municipal Monorail's Tegarayama Station building has been renovated and reused.
Himeji City Aquarium is an aquarium located in Tegarayama Central Park in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. It is near the top of the mountain, which is rare among aquariums in Japan, and is also known as "aquarium on the mountain".
The Azuki Museum is the world's first museum with the theme of Azuki, opened in 2009 by integrating a garden and restaurant next to the head office factory in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. The official name is the Azuki Museum.
Mizuo Shrine (水尾神社, Mizuo-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Yamanoi-cho, Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture Japan, Japan. It sits at the foot of Otokoyama. Mizuo Shrine in Atomi Town in the same city also reads "Mizuojinja".
Yashiro Otoshi Shrine (八代大歳神社, Yashiro Otoshi Jinja) is a shrine located in Yatsushiro Miyamae-cho, Himeji City, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The shrine enshrines the god Daimyojin along with the god of the year.
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