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Himeji Castle Festival

It is the text from here.

'Bridal Parade' of the 400th anniversary of Senhime(granddaughter of Tokugawa Ieyasu) and Honda Tadatoki

Greeting parade of 'Queens of the Castle'

Performance stage

This festival is held at Himeji Castle, the first location in Japan registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. On Otemae-dori, the main street of Himeji, a parade is held by Himeji citizens. Traditional Japanese dances are performed at the festival. There are also many other exciting events related to Himeji Castle.

Events Information

  • Harima


68 Honmachi, Himeji City, Hyogo

Contact Information

Reference Name

Himeji Castle Festival Office






Himeji Castle Festival (External link)


By Car

  • Approximately 15 minutes on foot from JR Himeji Station

By Train

  • Approximately 15 minutes on foot from JR Himeji Station

Events Information

Events Information

The middle of May

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