Also called Shirasagi-no-miya (White Heron Shrine), this Shintō precinct does a big business in weddings.
Across the castle's western moat is this stunning reconstruction of the former samurai quarters. Nine Edo Period–style homes boast...
Japan's most magnificent castle, Himeji-jō is one of only a handful of original castles remaining (most are modern concrete...
Ceramic sake bottles line the walls of this workmanlike eatery owned by a local sake brewery. Sit on a drum at a woodblock table, and...
75 Kamei-chō · interesting places nearby
This approachable, contemporary restaurant is a great choice for a civilised experience. The specialty is set menus: a little sashimi, some tempura and the usual nibbles on the side. At lunch try the daily special omakase-zen (tasting set; ¥1500).