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
- 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.