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

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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 9 sights are available in Himeji, Japan.

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1. 姫路城

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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.

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2. 姫路モノリス

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Himito Monolis (Himito Monolis) is a restaurant and wedding venue operated by Novarez, located in the head office town of Himedo City, Hyogo Prefecture. Using the buildings of the old letter delivery province, the appearance remained as it was at that time, with temporary brown tiles on the whole surface and large vertical white-framed windows attached. Designated as an important building of urban landscape in Jilu City (No.27).

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3. 太平洋戦全国戦災都市空爆死没者慰霊塔

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The Pacific War National War Disaster City Air Bomb Death Memories (Taihei Senkokokuseni and Ubakushibotsu Sorito) are a religious memorial tower in Himeji City, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. The sword, which was underground, represented the vow of the war, and was created to memorialize the victims of the city affected by air strikes in the Pacific War.

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4. 廣畑天満宮

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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".

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5. あずきミュージアム

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The Adzuki Bean Museum, which opened in 2009, is the world's first museum with the theme of adzuki beans. The throne is waiting next to the headquarters factory in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, which is integrated with the garden and restaurant. The official name is the Throne Waiting for Adzuki Bean Museum.

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6. 姫路市立水族館

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The Himeji Municipal Aquarium is an aquarium located in Tegarayama Central Park in Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It is rare for an aquarium in Japan to be near the top of a mountain, and is also known as "an aquarium on a mountain".

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7. 姫路市平和資料館

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The Himeji City Peace Museum is a museum on war (Peace Museum) in the Nishinobu Park in Nishinobu, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. The Pacific War National War Disaster City Air Bombing Memorial Tower has been erected near the facility.

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8. 水尾神社

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Shuiwei Shrine is a shrine located in Yamano Town, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. Sitting at the foot of Male Mountain. The Shuiwei Shrine in Anfu Town, the same city (Anfu Town, Himeji City) is read as "Uncle Water".

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9. 手柄山

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手柄山 Corpse Reviver / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Gongshang Mountain is a mountain with an altitude of about 50 meters located in the southwest of Himeji Central Street in Hyogo Prefecture. A market road runs from east to west in the south of the mountain.

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