Coupon for a Deal on Admission to “Kokoen Garden”
“Kokoen Garden,” built on the site of Himeji Castle’s lord’s west residence, is a Japanese garden built in 1992 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Hyogo Prefecture’s Himeji municipality. It is comprised of 9 differently styled gardens, and you can enjoy its differing charms with the change of every season.
Enjoy Spring in Hyogo! 6 spots to experience Sakura and other flowers
If you're visiting Japan during spring, you are no doubt planning to visit some of Japan’s famous Sakura (cherry blossoms) spots. Spring is one of the loveliest times for a good stroll, so it’s good to know some locations with exceptional natural beauty. Here are six spots you must visit while in Hyogo prefecture during spring.
A thorough introduction to the world heritage site “Himeji castle”
Himeji Castle is a masterpiece of Japanese architecture. It’s amazing that throughout it’s history it has never been burnt in a fire, was never victoriously besieged by an enemy, and was never bombed during the second world war. Just witnessing a piece of 400 year old history alone makes it worth a visit. Not only is the castle aesthetically beautiful, but Himeji castle used to be a fully equipped military base.
Save as much as possible…”Saving Trip”; be smart and have fun
If you do through research in advance and use your knowledge instead of your wallet, it’s possible to have a fun saving trip. Let us give you a suggestion for 1 day & 2 nights model course that’s creative and fun!
Eat up in Hyogo; a treasure box of delicious foods! The classic gourmet food tour you cannot miss.
Hyogo is the place where all kinds of “delicious” foods are. That’s why even foodies are impressed in Hyogo. The fun part of a trip is to eat delicious foods. In this article, we will suggest 1 day & 2 nights travel itinerary going around the “Hyogo Golden Route (an itinerary to visit 3 areas in Hyogo including Himeji, Kinosaki and Kobe) and savor the most-famous gourmet foods. Read this article and you won’t miss out on good food!
This is “the” Hyogo! A tour to visit the most famous tourist destinations
A route recommended for those who visit Hyogo Prefecture for the first time goes around 3 areas in the prefecture including Himeji, Kinosaki and Kobe. This plan to visit these 3 areas is named “Hyogo Golden Route” and it is a recommended route by the prefectural government for travelers from overseas.
A Walk Around Murotsu
Murotsu has 1,300 years of history as a port town. Take a walk through the nostalgic streetscape of this town that retains the splendor of its days as a station town of the Edo period.
Grilled Oyster Taiho
Oysters grown in the jostling, stormy seas of Harimanada are large and quite juicy. This is an all-you-can-eat barbecue of the oysters Aioi is famous for.