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Himeji Castle

Where to visit in Japan, Himeji Castle

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The Himeji Castle, also known as the White Heron Castle for its elegant white architecture, is generally considered the most spectacular castle in Japan for its impressive size and beauty, as well as for its well-maintained park. Similarly, it was protected as a World Heritage by UNESCO.

Himeji Castle

Unlike many other Japanese castles, it has never been destroyed by war, earthquakes or fires, and today can boast of being one of the 12 castles still originating in the country. Read More »Where to visit in Japan, Himeji Castle