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【Illumination “Dance of the Lights”】The Castle is lit up with moving lights with a limited time design. This illumination creates a fantastic atmosphere of the main keep. <Date> Mon. 2nd Dec. – Sat. 28th Dec. <Time> after sunset to 10 pm. <Price> Free <Viewing Site> San-no-maru Square (Free access)
【 Illumination “The World by Illumination” 】The images featuring various World Heritage Sites are projected on the main keep every 5 minutes. <Date> Mon. 30th Dec., 2019 – Wed. 1st Jan., 2020. <Time> after sunset to 10 pm <Price> Free <Viewing Site> San-no-maru Square (Free access)
【Notification for opening hours during the year-end and New Year holiday】 <Dec 29th. 30th.> Closed. <Jan 1st> Opening time 8:30 am. No admission fee is required. <Jan 2nd. 3rd.> Gifts presented to the first 500 visitors.
【Notification of a free admission day】Himeji Castle offers a free admission to everyone on Wednesday, 11th December, 2019. It’s the commemorative day when the Castle was registered on the list of UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage Sites. We sincerely look forward to having you visit us.

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