World Heritage site in Japan

World Heritage site in Japan

Himeji Castle, a World Heritage site in Japan – The town of Himeji is home to Himeji Castle, a World Heritage site. The town is located about 1.5 hours away from Kyoto by Special Rapid train on the JR Kyoto Line/ Kobe Line (no transfer necessary), about 1 hour from Osaka on the JR Kobe Line, and about 35 minutes from Kobe. If you take the Shinkansen, you can get there in about 45 minutes from Kyoto, about 30 minutes from Shin-Osaka and about 15 minutes from Shin-Kobe. This is an attractive town filled with many interesting sights, and one that is easily accessible from Osaka and Kobe.