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  • Himeji Castle.
    Himeji Castle.
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    Higashimon Street in Kobe
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  • Himeji Castle

    Himeji Favorites

    Some sights are impossible to see well without paying an entry fee. Himeji Castle is not one of these. You can wander its grounds, photograph it and even venture onto some of its walls free of charge.

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  • Egret Himeji

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    For those who live in Himeji, you can go to Egret (next to Otenmae Park) 4th floor & use the internet for free. For visitors, go to I LOVE YOU MULTIMEDIA STATION at Festa, underneath JR Himeji Station (10 mins, 100 yen). It`s the cheapest and most convenient for visitors to Himeji. Please note: The signs outside the multimedia station says "Sanyo...

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  • Himeji City Museum of Art

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    The Himeji City Museum of Art is at the vinicity of the Himehi Castle. The red brick building was once an armory. The works of the Belgian painter, Paul Delvaux are displayed here along with those of the local artists. Open hour: 9:00-17:00 (18:00 summer) Tel no.: 0792-22-2288

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  • Coin Lockers

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    There are coin lockers available at JR Himeji Station for your backpacks & bags, and maybe your suitcase if it`s not too wide. The largest lockers are located IN the station (after you enter the gates or before you exit) & close to the South exit gates or to the left wall after you exit JR Central gate. There are also some lockers to the right of...

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  • Tourist Information Center

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    There is an information center right outside of JR Himeji Station central exit. Come here for information & maps of Himeji. Open daily 10am-3pm. English staff available at certain times of the day. 0792-85-3792 There is also an information office underneath the station at FESTA with museum brochures & more maps. This is a self-service office. Go...

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  • English-Speaking Guide

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    Get yourself an English speaking guide! Ask at the castle reception. Guide service is only available on Sunday (but you can call up to check, tel: 0792-851146) & I managed to get myself a very knowledgable guide who's actually an Engineer! He's doing voluntary work on Sunday & at the same time practising his spoken English! What a great idea! ...

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