Located in Himeji City in the western part of the Hyogo Prefecture, this castle is among Japan's largest. As host to some of Hyogo's biggest festivals (including the Cherry Blossom Viewing Festival, Moon Viewing Fair, and more), Himeji's surrounding gardens and structures make this castle a must-see on any traveler's list.
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