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<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.
■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.
“Why don’t you wear a kimono and feel like a princess or lord?”
You can put kimono on your clothes and take pictures with the castle in the background at Hishi gate. It starts on Sat. Feb 1st 2020. It costs 500 yen. Please come to the information room to apply for this event.
*Please take pictures with your camera (no developing photo).
【The Gojyoin (letter bearing the Syogun’s scarlet seal) with limited availability】The Gojyoin of Himeji Castle will be issued from 1st February to 29th February, 2020. It will available at the tent near the exit of Himeji Castle for 300 yen. We look forward to have you visit the castle. Note; Gojyoin is not always available (Limited-time-offer). Please refer to the website below for more details. ⇒ https://www.himeji-kanko.jp.e.adl.hp.transer.com/event/546
【Special Exhibition for winter】
The Obi Watchtower and the Drum Watchtower will be specially opened to the public from 1st February to 29th February, 2020. There is no additional charge besides the castle admission fee. We may be asked to wait as you can see the small space in small groups in turn. We look forward to have you visit the Himeji Castle.

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