Himeji Castle Half Day Walking Tour
US$64
per person
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Himeji Castle Half Day Walking TourDiscover history and beauty of Himeji Castle

new tour
  • 4 hour tour
  • Small group tour
  • English speaking guide
US$64
per person
What makes this tour unique
  • Explore inside Himeji Castle, registered as a World heritage sight by UNESCO, & learn the history of the castle and the people who used to live there.
  • Experience an authentic tea ceremony while exploring a Japanese garden.
  • See the back of Himeji Castle from the hidden lookout.
What's included
  • Entrance fee for Himeji Castle & Kokoen garden
  • Fee for tea ceremony experience
  • Tour photos
  • 4 hours with a local guide
Not included
  • Extra drinks and food

Hi! My passion for making this tour is based on my real life experience. I've been to the castle when I was a child, but of course I still remember the wonderful memory.

Later on as I grew up, I had an opportunity to visit here again and realized how amazing the architecture is and how important it has been to our history.

Even though we already have so many tourists from other countries I noticed there are a lack of the amount of information about it in foreign languages. I thought it would be great if we could create a tour about the history and architecture of the castle! If you are curious about what happened to our country in the historical era, we will be honored to explain it in relation to how history affected the building of this beautiful white castle.

If you are familiar with the castles of your own country, it will be an interesting learning experience to compare the difference with Japanese castles. We are so excited to talk to you guys on the tour!
See you soon in Himeji!

Meeting Point
In front of Himeji City Information Center in JR Himeji station
  • In front of Himeji City Information Center (姫路観光案内所)
  • JR Himeji Station North Exit
  • A guide will be holding an orange sign saying "MagicalTrip tour"
Remarks
  • There are a lot of stairs inside the castle, so please check whether you have companies who are worried about going upstairs without an elevator beforehand.
  • We have to take off our shoes when we go inside. Please wear shoes which make you walk and take off easily.
  • Out of respect for our other guests and to ensure the best tour for everyone, we must start the tour on time.
  • Please note that if you are late for more than 15 minutes than meeting time (10 mins before the tour starting time), you will not be able to join the tour, get refund or rescheduled.
Cancel Policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the tour starting time.
  • Free date/time rescheduling up to 24 hours before the tour starting time (depending on availability).
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