HIMEJI
World-class Castle Town
Further Info: Himeji Convention & Visitors Bureau Website "Hime no Michi"

ACCESS to Himeji City
From By Time Cost on Average km
Tokyo Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen 3hr 40min 15,210yen 644.3km
Kyoto Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen 52min 5,130yen 130.7km
Osaka Tokaido/Sanyo Honsen 1hr 1min 1,450yen 87.9km
Kobe Tokaido/Sanyo Honsen 37min 950yen 54.8km

Transportation: By shinkansen from Tokyo, it takes about three and a half hours; from Kyoto, it takes 55 minutes. By JR express train (Sanyo Line) from Osaka, it's an hour and from Kobe, 40 minutes. Himeji Castle and its environs are a 15-minute walk from Himeji Station. Most other sightseeing attractions are served by local bus service. The Japan Toy Museum is five stops (Kohro Station) from Himeji Station on the Bantan Line, then a 15-minute walk from the station.


Himeji Castle

Index

  • INTRODUCTION

  • AROUND THE CASTLE

  • MT. SHOSHA

  • OTHER PLACES OF INTEREST

  • EVENTS

  • FOOD & CRAFTS