#608: Himeji Castle (category: castle)
Himeji Castle, located in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, is one of 12 Existing Tenshu in Japan. (The word "Tenshu" means the highest tower in a Japanese castle.)
It is one of the five castles, whose tenshu is designated as a National Treasure by the Japanese government. Also, the castle is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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