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Himeji Castle is a hilltop Japanese castle complex situated in the city of Himeji which is located in the Hyōgo Prefecture of Japan.

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Himeji Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is considered one of the most beautiful castles in all of Japan. Located in Himeji city in the Hyogo Prefecture, the castle is about an hour's train ride from Osaka. Visitors can explore the castle's many turrets and buildings, and learn about its history.

Himeji Castle is the largest and most visited castle in Japan. It is also known as the White Heron Castle because of its white exterior. The castle was constructed in 1333 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The best time to visit Himeji Castle is during the spring or autumn when the weather is mild and the Castle grounds are at their most beautiful. There are a number of special events held at the castle throughout the year, so it is worth checking the castle website in advance to see what is happening during your visit.

There are a number of ways to reach Himeji Castle, but the most convenient is by train from Kyoto or Osaka. The castle is a short walk from Himeji Station.

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