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...
This approachable, contemporary restaurant is a great choice for a civilised experience. The specialty is set menus: a little sashimi,...
68 Honmachi · interesting places nearby
They make their own noodles at this homey, cheerful little joint a few minutes' walk from the castle. It's not fancy, but it serves an honest, tasty bowl of udon to power you through the day. Look for the white noren (doorway curtain) showing noodles being rolled out.