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World Heritage 16c. castle, also known as the "White Heron Castle" for its beautiful white appearance. Famous for being the shooting place of the movie "The Last Samurai" starring Tom Cruise.
国宝姫路城！！ Himeji Castle is a National Treasure, and in 1993 it was placed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List. Because of its striking beauty and elegance, it's popularly known as the White Egret Castle. But in fact it was designed as an impregnable fortress.
Site of Japan's most beautiful feudal castle. From Kyoto Station Taxi one hour 45 minutes Train one hour
Himeji Castle (姫路城, Himejijō), also known as White Heron Castle (Shirasagijo) due to its elegant, white appearance, is widely considered Japan's most spectacular castle for its imposing size and beauty and its well preserved, complex castle grounds. The castle is both a national treasure and a world…