Himeji Castle

world Cultural Heritage
Japan 100 Castle NO.59


Alias of Himeji Castle “egret” castle

This castle, Azuchi Momoyama period, are not state a good caught in the war in the 400-year history.

Typical castle out of 5 Castle that is specified in the castle of the national treasure.

Overlooking the 360 degrees
Major repair of Showa (1956-1964) large tower all dismantling
Major repair of the fiscal (2012-2014)
Large tower repair of height 45.6 meters.
80,000 more than the roofing back of the tile, maintenance of white wall
March 27, 2015 was opened after a major repair Heisei.