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2022.06.02
【Notice】
Himeji Castle, a World Heritage Site and National Treasures, will extend its opening hours during the summer as follows.
We are looking forward to welcoming you.
【Period】Jul.23rd(Sat.)~Aug.28th(Sun.)2022
【Opening hours】9AM~6PM
*Please note that the closing time (lastadmission)is 5 PM
2022.06.02
【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.
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.
*To prevent congestion, admission may be restricted.
2022.05.30
【Special Opening of undisclosed facilities in Himeji Castle (for a limited time)】

Himeji Castle will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its registration as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 2023.
Himeji Castle, which is likened to an egret because of its beautiful white walls, is said to be the best castle in Japan with the best of architectural technology from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.
Most of the buildings are designated as National Treasures and important cultural properties, and there are many places that are usually closed to the public, but this time, the following 5 places will be specially opened .
We look forward to welcoming you.


■Period:  Jul.15th (Fri.)~Aug.31st (Wed.)
■Admission: Adult 500yen Child 200yen
 *Admission to Himeji Castle is required separately.
■Location:  Inui (Northwest )Small Keep, I, Ro, Ha Connecting Corridor, East Small Keep
 *All five buildings are National Treasures.

※Please check the flyer for details. →Flyer data PDF https://www.himejicastle.jp/pdf/special_2022.pdf

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