5 Sights in Himeji, Japan (with Map and Images)

Looking for premium sights?

Here you can book tickets, guided tours and other activities in Himeji:

Tickets and guided tours on Viator*

Here you can find interesting sights in Himeji, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Himeji, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Himeji

1. Himeji Castle

Show sight on map Book 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.

Wikipedia: Himeji Castle (EN)

2. 播磨国総社 射楯兵主神社

Show sight on map

The Shotehyō Jinja Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Himeji City, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It is a Harima Kokusōja, and in the Harima area, it is called "Sosha" or "Sosha-san" without muddy. The company is a small company in the ceremony and a prefectural company. It is located in the middle of Himeji Castle. The Ichitsuyama Grand Festival is held once every 60 years and the Mitsuyama Grand Festival is famous once every 20 years.

Wikipedia: 射楯兵主神社 (JA)

3. 姫路モノリス

Show sight on map

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).

Wikipedia: 姫路モノリス (JA)

4. Hyogo Perfectural Museum of History

Show sight on map

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.

Wikipedia: Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of History (EN)

5. 水尾神社

Show sight on map

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".

Wikipedia: 水尾神社 (姫路市) (JA)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.