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What's New

In order to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Himeji Castle, which has been closed since Apr.9th 2020 is partially reopened. The opening hours and other information are different from the normal period, so please check the following before coming.
【Period】May 28th (Thu)~ Jun.14th (Sun)
【Areas available for viewing】Outside of the toll zone (The Main Keep and The Nishinomaru Long Corridor are not accessible.)
【Opening Time】8:30 AM ~ 5 PM (Last entry at 4 PM)
To prevent congestion, the gate open 30 minutes earlier than usual.
*Extended clothing time by Daylight Savings Time will not be available.
【Admission Fee】Adult 500 yen, Child150 yen (Half of the regular rate)
*During this period, discounts from public transport partners will not be available. There are no group discount rates.

The Main Keep and the Nishinomaru Long Corridor will open on Jun 15th (Mon).
【Requests to all visitors】
In order to ensure the safety and security of visitors to Himeji Castle, we have installed hand sanitizers, worn masks for staffs, and disinfected handrails and ticket vending machines in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid19. It is essential to prevent viruses not only between staff and visitors, but also between visitors and visitors. In order to prevent the spread of infection, please cooperate with the following.
*As a general rule, visitors not wearing masks are not allowed to enter, except for infants etc.
*Admission may be denied to those who have a fever, cough or other symptoms of a cold, or who are not feeling well.
*Please use hand sanitizer at the entrance gate.
*Please keep as much social distance as possible (about 2 meters) from staffs and other visitors.
Due to the declaration of a state of emergency based on the COVID - 19 Special Measures Law, Himeji Castle is temporarily closed during the following period. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

<The temporarily closed term> Apr. 9th (Thu) ~ May 27th (Wed) 2020

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