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Activities in Himeji

Himeji Castle Guided Tour

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Step inside one of the most famous and best-preserved castles in Japan. You will learn all its secrets and explore the beautiful gardens that surround it. You will also attend a traditional tea ceremony. This is the perfect experience for your holiday in the Far East.

Step inside one of the most famous and best-preserved castles in Japan. You will learn all its secrets and explore the beautiful gardens that surround it. You will also attend a traditional tea ceremony. This is the perfect experience for your holiday in the Far East.

Himeji Castle Guided Tour

We will meet up at 9 am at Himeji train station and set off to explore one of the architectural treasures of this captivating city.

Accompanied by the guide we will head to Himeji Castle to learn about its fascinating history. You will hear about how it is protected by UNESCO as a Cultural Property. Its peculiar roofs, white walls, and ingenious defensive systems will capture your imagination.

We will access the different rooms of the fort and climb to the top of its main tower. You will hear all about its fascinating history and what happened here during the Second World War.

As we leave, we take a stroll through the Kokoen Gardens, which you make recognize as the setting of many hit Japanese films. Here you will encounter every kind of detail such as bridges, ponds, streams. You feel absolute tranquility.

We will stop in the middle of these gardens to experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony. Afterward, we will head to a viewpoint from where you will enjoy a perfect view of Himeji Castle and the city.

We will end the tour by returning to the meeting point at 1 pm.

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Price

Adults Children from 4 to 11 years old Children under 4 years old
US$ 64
US$ 45
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 64
  • Children from 4 to 11 years old

    US$ 45
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

4 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Entry to himeji castle.

Entry to kokoen castle.

Japanese tea ceremony

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us .

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Himeji train station.

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