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Himeji castle Festival
(姫路お城まつり)

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This photo shows a "bridal procession" held to mark the 400th anniversary of the wedding of Senhime, granddaughter of shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, to Honda Tadatoki, 1st Lord of Himeji-Shinden.

Photo of the inaugural parade of the Queen of the Castle

Photo of a castle festival stage event

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

Events information

  • Harima

Address

670-0012
68, Honmachi, Himeji-shi, Hyogo

Contact information

Reference name

Himeji castle Festival hosankai

TEL

079-287-3652

FAX

079-287-3657

Homepage

Himeji castle Festival (External link)

Access

By car

  • It is approx. 15min. from JR Sanyo Main Line Himeji Station on foot

By train

  • It is approx. 15min. from JR Sanyo Main Line Himeji Station on foot

Events information

Events information

The middle of May

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