Himeji is situaded just one hour and a half from Osaka by train which makes it an obligated visit. The main attraction is undoubtedly the Himeji Castle (姫路城) which is the largest one in Japan.

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It is as well the most visited castle in the country so you should expected huge queues to get inside (don’t trust the pics!).

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Is impossible not to find it as you can see as soon as you leave the train station. Next to the castle you can visit the Himeji Park which it’s worth a visit.

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No need to wake up really early for this day trip, give a walk around the castle to get a good spot to see the sunset and you can get a train and have dinner in Osaka in no time.

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