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The White Heron Castle

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Himeji Tour with a Local Guide

Himeji (姫 路) is a small town located at the western end of the Kansai region famous for its wooden castle. Built in the 17th century, Himejoi-jo, is nicknamed Hakurojo or Shirasagijo (White Heron Castle) because of its brilliant white plastered walls exterior.

Located in the shadow of the castle, Koko-en is a modern garden opened in 1993. Actually gardens is more accurate, as there are nine different types of garden, all based on styles popular during the Edo Period (1603-1868).

Explore the sights of Ise-Shima on a 8-hours private tour with a professional knowledgeable guide.

If you have three or four days in Kyoto/Osaka or on your way to/from Hiroshima, we suggest making this day trip.

  • Himeji Castle
  • Nagoyama Cemetery
  • Kokoen Garden
  • Engyoji
  • Mount Shosha

Rates (group of up to six (6) guests)

– 1 day 8 hours Private Tour: JPY45,000

– + 6 guests, contact us for an estimate

Please be sure to read our FAQ to see what is included in the tour fee, other details and seasonal pricing.


Adult(s) – 15 years and over
Children – 6 – 14 years