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【Himeji Castle Special Summer Event】

For a limited time, visitors can enter 6 buildngs that are not normally open to the public.
It is the first time in 14 years, since 2009, that 6 buildings will be opened at the same time.
Don't miss this opportunity!

《Period》 Aug. 11th (Fri) ~ Sep. 24th (Sun) 2023
《Ticket》 Adult 500yen, Child 200yen
※No admission fee for preschool children (under 6 years old)
※Admission to Himeji Castle is required separately.

※And more...
【Notes on Visiting Himeji Castle】

①Please bring thick socks or comfortable indoor shoes. The inside of the buildings (Main Keep etc.) is a wooden floor. Because it is slippery and dangerous, also there is a risk of damaging cultural properties with heels of shoes, please do not use the provided shoe bags as shoe covers.

②Please bring a shoe bag.
No outdoor shoes are allowed inside the buildings (Main keep. etc.). Please put in a plastic bag (containing, plant-derived materials) that you will be given at the entrance of the building. Please bring your own bag (shoe bag) to protect the environment.

③Please take measures against heatstroke.
Drinks in plastic bottles with lids or water bottles are allowed in the paid area. Although there are vending machines near the ticket gate, they may be crowded or sold out, we recommend that you bring your own beverages in advance.
【Extended Opening Hours during the summer season】

We’ll extend the opening hours during the following periods.
We’re looking forward to seeing you.

[Period] Jun. 1st (Thu) ~ Sep. 24th (Sun) 2023
[Opening hours] 9 am. ~ 6 pm. (Last entry 5 pm.)

【Notice】Full resumption of Himeji Castle English Guided tours!

Himeji Castle has resumed English Guided tours for a limited number of days since Nov12th(Sat.)and, we are pleased to announce that the tour will fully resume on Mar.1st(Wed.).
We're looking forward to having you join us!

Everyday ! ① 10:00 ② 13:00


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