Apr/3 - 11, 2021 Cherry Blossoms at Himeji Castle4.0
from 4/3 '21 to 4/11 '21
About nishi-no-maru illuminations:
Please take the reservation ticket from 22th, March by next site.
With 1,000 somei yoshino, yae-zakura, and weeping cherry trees of Nishi-no-Maru Garden, it is also one of Japan’s best places to view cherry blossoms, whose radiant pink blossoms offer a breathtaking contrast to the castle’s white walls.
Visitors can enjoy beautiful Sakura at various spots inside the castle premises, such as Mikuni Pond, San-no-maru Square, along the moat, Kisaimon Square, and more.
Kokoen Garden is a Japanese garden next to Himeji Castle, which is made up of 9 separate walled gardens. Visitors can see the fantastic Sakura reflection on the pond while strolling around the garden.
During the Sakura season, Himeji Castle and Sakura trees are illuminated in the evening. You shouldn't miss the special illuminations creating a fantastic atmosphere one can't see during the daytime.
Night-cherry blossom- illuminations：Apr.3～11,2021 in Nishi-no-maru of Himeji Castle
Nishi-no-maru Admission：600 yen / adults, 200 yen / school-children（reservation at all）
Castle Night Illumination : sunset ~ 24:00
Castle Day-Admission : 1000 yen / adults, 300 yen / children
Access : a 20-min walk from Himeji Sta.
Purposeeasily accessible,that you'll never forget,world heritage,women,cherry blossom viewing,shrine/temple,sightseeing,let's hang out!
Airport/Sta.Himeji sta. (about 1.5km) Google Transit
We guide this spot.
5.0a month ago
Stunning castle. Wonderful interior with traditional wooden floors, steep stairs, and small windows. The landscaped gardens are worth having a good look at as well. Try to visit during off season and when there are not many tourists, you feel like you are taking a trip back in time. Took the bullet train to Himeji Station, then a long but pleasant walk to the castle. After a few hours exploring the castle, have lunch at the many noodle shops around, then back to the JR station. Plan for about a day all up. The castle is a UNESCO world heritage site due to its history.
5.02 months ago
Beautiful white castle clearly dominates the Himeji city and the surrounding landscape. Inside you find a surprise – original timber construction – both intricate and mighty. There also is a model of the inner construction in the castle.
Otherwise the interior is more or less empty.
The top floor provides for stunning views.
5.03 months ago
Best place to travel because it is the biggest castle of japan and 8th in the world. This is entered in UNESCO world heritage site also. You will actually feel you are back to those golden days . 🆘Note :- very much work so wear convenient shoes 👟 . No♿️ no elevator 🛗and I don’t think old people can walk so much of height because there are lots of stares . But yes they can enjoy in park area and click lots of beautiful 🤩 pictures for sure. Many souvenirs shops nearby. Parking is available 24hours ¥600 for 3 hours. Entering fee in castle is ¥1000 for adults and children goes for ¥800 and ¥300 I guess.
5.04 months ago
The castle is under restoration..some of the area is restricted but you can still go up to the castle..there are proper signage for foreigners for them to read and also a lot of clean and accessible toilets. You cannot enter if you don't wear mask properly, so you must observe the rules and follow them...also there are lot of alcohol and hand sanitizer that you can used as much as you need. If you're going to visit during weekdays maybe you can encounter a lot of students whose having a field trip, so please be aware of your surroundings and wear 😷., for all of our safety!...have fun visiting☺
5.0in the last week
The perfect destination for tourist. Everybody can take beautiful photos of the iconic castle tower. This castle tower is the first thing that most of us, most people in the world, imagine when we think of Japan or Japanese castle.
My recommendation is a photo shoot from the zoo in the castle. You can take perfect photos with the red beautiful bridge. Cherry blossom season is the best for it.