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<Sakura (cherry blossoms) Information>
The cherry blossoms are in full bloom.
【Notice】Due to the COVID-19, buildings (the Main keep and the long corridor) are temporarily closed. However, admission within the paid area (outside the buildings only) is available. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.
<The temporarily closed term> Mar. 7th (Sat) ~ May. 10th (Sun)
<The admission fee> 500 yen (adult) , 150 yen (child) *50% off of the original price
*During this period, various discounts (passes or cards by public transportations) are not available.
Thank you for visiting Himeji Castle (San-no-maru Square).
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we would like to ask for your cooperation during cherry blossom viewing season.

① Gatherings and parties with drinking alcohols are prohibited.
② When visitors take a walk and see the flowers, please keep a certain distance from others and practice your cough and sneeze etiquette.
③ When visitors eat lunch outdoors, please keep a certain distance from other groups.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
<Notice and request for COVID-19 infection prevention>
■Please pardon that Himeji Castle staff members wear masks to prevent COVID-19 infection.
■Please use the hand sanitizer and wash your hand frequently.
■Visitors with cold symptoms such as fever and cough should consult a medical institution before visiting.
■Please minimize close contact with other visitors.
■If you feel sick during your visit, do not hesitate to ask and let the Castle staff know, please.
■We may postpone or cancel the events even if they are very close to be held.

We are grateful for your understanding.
Because of the COVID-19, Kimono wearing experience is pending. And also, the exhibits in the turret displaying one of princess Sen's kimono was decided to be postponed. We are sorry for those who looked forward to the event. Thank you for your understanding.

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