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Himeji Castle Visit and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Tour - from Osaka

  • When does it run?

    7 Jan - 27 Dec: Monday, Wednesday and Friday

  • Start time

    8:50am

  • Duration

    8.5 hours

Inclusions
  • Entrance to Himeji Castle
  • Guide
  • Japanese style lunch
  • Transport from Osaka
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (13+)
  • Child (3-12)
  • Infant (0-2)

Key Highlights

  • Discover Japan's fascinating history and rich cultural heritage
  • Admire the beauty of Himeji Castle
  • Experience the world’s longest suspension bridge - Akashi Kaikyo Bridge

Overview

With the most striking castle in Japan within easy reach, come and discover Japanese history and architecture at its finest.

Visit one of Japan’s most iconic World Heritage Sites, Himeji Castle, one of a select few original castles remaining in the country. Wander its grounds and with the help of a knowledgeable guide find out all about the building and its fascinating history. Behold the castle’s strikingly beautiful and ornate white exterior that gives it the nickname of White Heron Castle.

Enjoy a Japanese style lunch here in the gardens before we make our way to Maiko via JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service (non-reserved seat).

From here we continue to the world’s longest suspension bridge where you’ll walk 47 metres above sea level along the impressive Maiko Marine Promenade. At the end of the tour, we make our way back to Osaka via public transport (note that seating is not guaranteed) from Maiko.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    7 Jan - 27 Dec: Monday, Wednesday and Friday

  • Duration

    8.5 hours

  • Start time

    8:50am

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Hotel Granvia Osaka, Sunrise Tours Meeting Spot.

  • Ending Point

    Osaka Station

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Entrance to Himeji Castle
  • Guide
  • Japanese style lunch
  • Transport from Osaka

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 10 mins early

Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this).  At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Due to congestion, entry into the Castle Tower will not be available until early May.

This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seating. Please note that seating is not guaranteed. Thank you for your understanding.

Unfortunately, the tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems. 

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