Himeji City has flourished as the center of the Harima region since ancient times, and is symbolized by the world heritage site of Himeji Castle, which reflects the city's culture, history and charm. More recently, the city has developed as a hub for modern industry and commerce. The city contains several distinct regions, each with their own mix of cultural assets, colorful festivals, traditional arts and crafts, and locally produced products. We invite you to come and enjoy the castle and festivals for yourself, and understand the true charm of Himeji.

Sightseeing Spots

  • Himeji Castle
  • Shoshazan Engyoji Temple
  • Himeji Kanko Navi Port (Tourist Information Center)