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


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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.

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1. Himeji Castle

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Himeji Castle ( ) is a hilltop Japanese castle complex situated in Himeji, a city 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), Website

2. 姫路科学館

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Himeji Science Museum is a general science museum in Himeji City on the theme of "the nature, science of the earth and the local area," in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. The nickname is "Atom's House". The predecessor was the Himeji City Science Museum, opened in 1965, which was opened in the Central Park in Mountain, and opened in April 1993 by relocating it. It is known for having Japan's largest planetarium with a diameter of 27 meters dome screen. The designated manager system has not been introduced, and is directly managed by the Himeji City Board of Education.

Wikipedia: 姫路科学館 (JA)

3. 姫路モノリス

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Himeji Monolis (Himeji Monolis) is a restaurant and wedding hall run by Novalese in Honmachi Himeji, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. Using the former Ministry of Communications buildings, the appearance remains as it was at that time, and a brown scratch tile is stuck on the entire surface, and a vertically long, large white window is installed. It is designated as a important building (No. 27) of the Himeji City Landscape (No. 27), and is registered as a registered tangible cultural property of the country.

Wikipedia: 姫路モノリス (JA)

4. 播磨国総社 射楯兵主神社

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播磨国総社 射楯兵主神社

Itatehyozu Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Himeji, Hyōgo, Japan. It is located just outside of Himeji Castle. It is renowned for its Single Mountain Rite held every 60 years and Three Mountains Rite held every 20 years. The shrine's rituals are related to rituals at Iwa Shrine a famous nearby shrine. It is a Sōja shrine and enshrines all the gods of Harima Province. It is a Beppyo shrine, or a shrine that is particularly notable in a certain way with a significant history to it.

Wikipedia: Itatehyōzu Shrine (EN)

5. Hyogo Perfectural Museum of History

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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.

Wikipedia: Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of History (EN)

6. Himeji Central Park

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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.

Wikipedia: Himeji Central Park (EN), Website

7. 御着城跡

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Gochakujo Castle (御着城, Gochakujo) was a castle in Japan located in Omiki (now Gokunino-cho, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan). Since the castle was built on Mt. Chausu, it has another name of Chausuyama Castle, and it also has another name of Amakawa Castle because it used Amakawa as part of the moat.

Wikipedia: 御着城 (JA)

8. 廣畑天満宮

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Hirohata Tenmangu (Hirohata Tenmangu) is a shrine located in Kitano-cho, Hirohata-ku, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The former company name is Murasha. It is now called Hirohata Tenmangu Shrine, but when it was first built, it was called "Tenmansha" and later changed its name to "Tenma Shrine".

Wikipedia: 廣畑天満宮 (JA)

9. 瓢塚古墳

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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.

Wikipedia: Hisagozuka Kofun (Himeji) (EN)

10. Japan Toy Museum

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The Nihongin Museum (Nihongkan Hakubutsukan) is a personal operation in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. It is a museum -based facility based on the Museum Law. Due to the size and content of the collection collected over 50 years, it is known as the world as a Japanese -leading toy museum.

Wikipedia: 日本玩具博物館 (JA)

11. アクリエひめじ

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The Himeji City Cultural Convention Center (Himeji Shibunka Convention Center) is a complex facility located in Kamiyacho, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. His nickname is Akurie Himeji. The Himeji City Cultural Convention Center Management Consortium is the designated administrator.

Wikipedia: 姫路市文化コンベンションセンター (JA), Website

12. 壇場山古墳

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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.

Wikipedia: Danjōzan Kofun (EN)

13. あずきミュージアム

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The Azuki Museum is the world's first museum dedicated to azuki, opened in 2009 by Gozakei, which was integrated with a garden and restaurant next to the company's main factory in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. The official name is the Gozakei Azuki Museum.

Wikipedia: あずきミュージアム (JA)

14. 大塩天満宮

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Wikipedia: 大塩天満宮 (JA)

15. 龍門寺

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Ryomonji Temple is a temple of the Rinzai sect of Myoshinji located in Aboshi Ward, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. The name of the mountain is called Mt. Tentoku. It was founded in the first year of Kanbun (1661) by Master Pan Jinguo.

Wikipedia: 龍門寺 (姫路市) (JA), Website

16. 姫路市立水族館

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The Himeji City Aquarium is an aquarium located in Tegarayama Central Park in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. It is rare among aquariums in Japan and is near the top of the mountain, also known as the "aquarium on the mountain".

Wikipedia: 姫路市立水族館 (JA)

17. 水尾神社

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Mizuo Shrine (水尾神社, Mizuo Jinja) is a shrine located in Yamanoi-cho, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. It sits at the foot of Mt. Man. The Mizuo Shrine in the town of Atomi in the same city is also read as "Mizuojinja".

Wikipedia: 水尾神社 (姫路市) (JA)

18. 松原八幡神社

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Matsubara Hachiman Shrine is a shrine (Hachimangu) located in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The former company name was a prefectural company. The Autumn Grand Festival is commonly known as the Nada Fighting Festival.

Wikipedia: 松原八幡神社 (JA)

19. 手柄山交流ステーション

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Tegarayama Exchange Station is a complex located in Tegarayama Central Park in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture. The former Himeji Municipal Monorail Tegarayama station building has been renovated and reused.

Wikipedia: 手柄山交流ステーション (JA)


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