Dec 12, 2011

Himeji Castle - Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture

About 20 minutes walk from Himeji Station JR.

Himeji Castle has become Japanese National Treasure and UNESCO World Heritage Site. "White Egret Castle" also called. Over five years from October 2009, with a large castle tower restoration work.
Around the Himeji City Museum of Art, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of History, Himeji City Zoo, there is.

Large castle tower is covered in the roofed scaffolding.

Himeji Castle and City Museum of Art

Hyogo Prefectural Museum of History
Himeji Castle Model, Kitamae ship Model have been exhibited and more.

Visited in November 2011. Restoration work was in full swing.

Scaffold was built for the transportation of heavy equipment and materials. Not to damage the historic site, and there are various devices.

Scaffolding can be visited inside.
From this point on, you must have a separate entrance fee.

View from 8th floor
Photographs that I see in the back, Nishinomaru and Kesho Turret. Kesho Turret is Princess Sen building edge.

Can observe the state of work.

From the seventh floor, you can watch the work.

Many sights in Himeji Castle.

Okiku Well
"The Dish Mansion at Banshu" well, famous.
The Dish Mansion at Banshu is a Japanese ghost story.

Ru gate
The gate was built just outside of the regular passage. I kind of loophole was created with hard eyes. Are unique Himeji Castle.

Remains recovered from the overlapping stone fortification was

Google Map Himeji Castle

Japanese is here.

Dec 21, 2011 Changes linked to Google Maps

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