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【 Foreign Language Guided Live Stream “How’s Himeji Castle today?” START! 】

Let’s take a walk around the Castle with a foreign language guide and the Castle staff.
The guide show you the best view of Himeji Caste.
*This is the Virtual Tour. Anyone can participate.

Sep. 26th (Sun)  ①10:00、②15:00
*This is Japan Time. Please note the time difference.
Free of charge
*Communication fee is required.

For details, please visit our website. ⇒ https://www.himejicastle.jp/guide/
It has been hot these days. While you're on the Castle ground, please bring a drink in a plastic bottle. Please stay hydrated, and take extra care about heat stroke.

Himeji Castle, which has been closed since Apr.25th 2021 to prevent the spread of Covid-19, is reopened in its entirety of the toll area.

【Period】May 12th (Wed)~
【Areas available for viewing】The entire toll areas of Himeji Castle, including the Main Keep and the Nishi-no-maru Long Corridor
【Opening Time】9 AM ~ 5 PM (Last entry at 4 PM)
*Extended closing time by Daylight Savings Time will not be available in this year.
【Admission Fee】Adult 1,000 yen, Child 300 yen

The above information may be subject to change. Please check the details on our website also, read the following before visiting.
【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.
*Please make sure to bring bottled beverage with a lid to protect you from heat stroke.
*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 restrivted.

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