Himeji Castle Half Day Walking Tour

-Get insights into History of Himeji Castle from a local guide-
Discover its beauty and wonder. You will enter the castle and learn about its rich history as well as Japanese culture. Enjoy gazing outside its windows which offers a delightful view of the city.

-Venture into Kokoen Garden & Experience Japanese tea ceremony-
We'll head to the Kokoen garden where you can bask in the beauty of a Japanese style garden. Along the way, we will also stop by for a tea ceremony, you can try out Matcha(Japanese tea) and unwind while enjoying the surrounding nature.

-Enjoy the beautiful view of Himeji Castle from an observatory-
We'll head to an viewing observatory where you can view Himeji castle. Climb the steps and behold the beauty of Himeji castle, looking at a castle in the sky.

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  • What's included :
    • Entrance fee for Himeji Castle & Kokoen garden
    • Fee for tea ceremony experience
    • Photos
    • 4 hours with a local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Himeji Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Koko-en
    • Entry/Admission - Otokoyama Hachimangu Shrine
    What's excluded :
    • Extra drinks and food
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Himeji Castle, 68 Hommachi, Himeji 670-0012 Hyogo Prefecture

    Explore inside the Castle and learn the history of the castle and the people who used to live there.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Koko-en, 68 Honmachi, Himeji 670-0012 Hyogo Prefecture

    Experience an authentic tea ceremony while exploring a Japanese garden.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Otokoyama Hachimangu Shrine, 1-3 Yamanoicho, Himeji 670-0021 Hyogo Prefecture

    See the back of Himeji Castle from the hidden lookout.

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Himeji City Information Center, Japan, 〒670-0927 Hyogo, Himeji, Ekimaechō, 210−2 ピオレ姫路2 1F
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • limit number of participants up to 9 people
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by MagicalTrip Inc.

Activity ID: V-63670P43

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