#608: Himeji Castle (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#608: Himeji Castle (category: castle)

Himeji 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.

Himeji Castle Japan

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