Himeji city has “Himeji Castle” that is registered as a world heritage from the first time in Japan in 1993. There are many tourist resources here. For example, Shoshazan Engyoji has 1000 years of history and the Hollywood movie, “Last Samurai” was filmed here. There is also “seafood” freshly caught at the Inland Sea of Japan” and local gourmet of Himeji.
- Board the JR Kobe Line (Special rapid service) (bound for Himeji, Aboshi, and Banshu Ako) , it takes about one hour from Osaka, about 40 minutes from Sannomiya. Take a Shinki bus at the North Exit of Himeji Station and get off at Otemon-mae Stop. A five-minute walk from the Otemon-mae bus stop. OR A 20-minute walk from JR Himeji and Sanyo Himeji stations.