Optional day trip to Himeji Castle

Optional day trip to Himeji Castle

Unleash your inner samurai on a family friendly day trip to Himeji Castle

Himeji is a great family day trip from Kyoto, just 45 minutes by bullet train. Here you'll find the famous 'White Heron' Castle, one of only twelve original castles that have survived from the feudal era. It's certainly the most impressive of castle in Japan, with extensive ramparts and a dramatic keep rising up above the city. There's tons to explore? You could even go the whole hog and get dressed up as a samurai or ninja, shop for toy samurai swords or enjoy a visit to a ninja-themed café!

Optional day trip to Himeji Castle

located in Kyoto

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    Zen & Now Family Holiday

    We know that the key to a good family holiday is to keep things simple. This trip is an easy two-centre jaunt to Japan's best-loved cities: Tokyo and Kyoto. With five nights in each you'll have plenty of time to explore, taking things as fast-paced or as relaxed as your family desires.

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    Enjoy an easy-breezy trip to Japan on this two-centre family holiday.

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