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Private Kobe Custom One Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle
"This is a private tour by chartered vehicle. Using this service you can charter your vehicle Limousine Van or Bus which is most suitable for your group and visit many attractive sightseeing spots. You don't have to hurry for any other tourist. This tour is only for your group!The tour route is flexible and can be arranged upon your request.Rec"""Kobe is the capital of Hyogo Prefecture and one of Japan's ten largest cities. Kobe has been an important port city for many centuries. Its port was among the first to be opened to foreign trade in the 19th century alongside the ports of Yokohama Nagasaki
From JPY82,793.00
 
"Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains
"Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka""This is a private day trip with a native English-speaking guide and driver. Kobe is the origin of Kobe beef and has one of the most famous hot springs in Japan Arima Onsen as well as Mt Rokko.Itinerary8:30am - Pick up at your hotel (anywhere in central Osaka).9:30am - Ascend Mt. Rokko via the historic Mt. Rokko Cable Car operating since 1932. This ""funicular"" type ascent is sure to please riders of all ages!  Your private vehicle will reunite with you at the top of the mountain.10:15am - Visit Kobe Botanical Gardens up high on Mt. Rokko. A diverse landscape and flora awaits your discovery in this large garden.12pm - Japanese lunch at Arima Onsen (hot springs).12:45pm - Bathing and relaxing at Arima Onsen where the therapeutic waters have been appreciated by generations. Both indoor and outdoor bathing and soaking facilities are available
From $288.00
 
"Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains
"Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka""This is a private day trip with a native English-speaking guide and driver. Kobe is the origin of Kobe beef and has one of the most famous hot springs in Japan Arima Onsen as well as Mt Rokko.Itinerary8:30am - Pick up at your hotel (anywhere in central Osaka).9:30am - Ascend Mt. Rokko via the historic Mt. Rokko Cable Car operating since 1932. This ""funicular"" type ascent is sure to please riders of all ages!  Your private vehicle will reunite with you at the top of the mountain.10:15am - Visit Kobe Botanical Gardens up high on Mt. Rokko. A diverse landscape and flora awaits your discovery in this large garden.12pm - Japanese lunch at Arima Onsen (hot springs).12:45pm - Bathing and relaxing at Arima Onsen where the therapeutic waters have been appreciated by generations. Both indoor and outdoor bathing and soaking facilities are available
From $288.00

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Getting to Himeji

Japan has one of the most extensive and advanced rail systems in the world with numerous private and municipal companies providing service local and long distance, usually at reasonable prices...
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Getting to Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle is already visible from the train, but get out of it and walk to the castle for a clser look. Only 10 minutes walking from the Shinkansen-station, the castle is just waiting to be visit...
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Getting to Mount Shosha

Although Himeji Castle tends to steal the spotlight from the city's other attractions, Engyoji Temple on Mount Shosha is less talked about but still quite popular and worth the trip to see! To get...
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Himeji Station

Himeji Station opened in 1888. Unique for the era, the station was constructed at the edge of the old city walls, at the end of the town's main street. The Sanyo Shinkansen began operating through...
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Bikes

Free rental bikes can be asked from the tourist information desk at the north exit (towards the city centre and castle). They will give you tokens that you can exchange for the bike at an underground...
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Himeji Loop Bus

The Loop Bus is very convenient for those who want to travel quickly and it only costs 100 yen per ride, so it's very affordable! The Loop Bus goes from Himeji Station and loops around the castle....
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Discount Ticket Shops

There are a 4 discount ticket shops near Himeji Station. These shops sell mostly JR train tickets (including Shinkansen), but also bus tickets (to Tokyo, to Itami Airport, etc), movie tickets, stamps,...
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Overview

Himeji is a smallish city which is dominated by the castle. If my memory isn't failing me there wasn't a tram system here but everything was within walking distance. The castle was straight down the...
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100 Minami-ekimaecho, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, 670-0962, Japan
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1 50 3 Hojo Guchi, Himeji, Japan, 670 0935, JP
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210 Sanzaemonbori Nishinomachi, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, 670-0940, Japan
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132 Watamachi, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, 670-0921, Japan
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33-1 Minamiekimaecho, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, 670-0962, Japan
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158 Toyozawa-cho, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, 670-0964, Japan
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Top Things to Do in Himeji

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Himeji Castle

The main keep of Himeji castle, also called the donjon, was one of the first buildings constructed at the modern castle in 1601. The structure, he inner and most well defended part of the castle, was...
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Koko-en Garden

Just to the left of the entrance to Himeji Castle is the Kokoen Garden. Although the garden has no real history (it was built in the 1990s), it features 9 different areas meant to represent different...
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City Overview

The city of Himeji is most well known for its wonderfully preserved castle. The city itself has over 500,000 residents, a major Shinkansen station, and a bustling downtown area between the station and...
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Taiyo Koen (Taiyo Park)

It is kind of funny place as you can see a lot of stone statues from all over the world. Of course they are imitations and minitures but you can experience "travel over the world" in one hour. There...
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Kobe -Day Trip

During a recent trip between Tokyo and Hiroshima, we spent an afternoon on Himeji, then stopped at Kobe for the night before returning to Yokohama and Tokyo. We stayed at Hyogo Station, then spent a...
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Hyogo Prefectural Museum of History

The Hyogo Prefectural Museum of History is quite a nice museum. The permanent exhibits feature replicas of all 12 original castles from throughout Japan, a nice recreation of a festival, Japanese toys...
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"Springtime in Himeji"
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"My Himeji Homepage"
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"Welcome to Himeji"
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"A Long-Awaited Trip"
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"Day trip"
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