Himeji Castle Grandvrio Hotel

210 Sanzaemonbori Nishinomachi , Himeji, Hyogo, Kinki, 670-0940, Japan | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $71.00
 

Travel Blogs from Himeji

Shinkansen!!!

A travel blog entry by rcarosso

22

... early start had everyone but me asleep in short order. Was still a fun experience for all, and we got to Himeji around 9:30. The castle is very impressive (it's a UNESCO World Heritage sight) and even though the renovations were done on the exterior we still could tour the interior of the main tower. (Will reopen in March 2015, so will be all ready next summer - hint Alicia). Did get to go through some of the outer buildings which ...

Wet wet wet

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

4

... trhe castle but don`t quite know why I got so emotional when looking at the samurai armour, again just an odd feeling that I had but nothing bad.
It wasn`t until I was investigating the West bailey where Princess Sen lived that I really got than sense of deja vu and the tears just came from nowhere. It is impossible to describe the emotions I was feeling to anyone and as trange as it may sound I was not able to walk through this ...

Big Ol' Castle

A travel blog entry by gadelle

49

... around in nothing but a fundoshi and footwear, sunscreen is your friend. Seeing those formerly pasty white, now bright red shoulders, backs and chests was just painful.

For lunch, we had a big pile of yakitori. We spent some time watching a very entertaining juggler perform for a sizable crowd, then went to the station ...

Let's try not to cut off any digits

A travel blog entry by worthj1970

... line that heads towards Sayo. It'd be a tough walk, and anyone who wants to go should get a bicycle at Himeji station and get good directions (or take a GPS).

The area is called Aoyama, and though I used the GPS to get there I was surprised that I actually knew my way around, at least good enough to not really need the GPS. We got a late start and didn't get there until a little late in the afternoon. That meant we didn't have time to see the ...

Himeji and Yumenoi Ryokan Traditional Hotel

A travel blog entry by microbe

5
15

... things. It was very cute. Ronin was trying to put his hands in boiling soup or naked flame. But there were plenty of other kids running amok.

Keiko, our waitress, had worked at Royal Pines for a year and we asked her to come visit. She was lovely.

All up, Yumenoi and Himeji were great. We saw the toy museum and the director honoured us by showing us how the toys worked. We stormed the castle with a battalion of other tourists. I'd love to stay at Yumenoi again.
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This 4 star hotel, located on 210 Sanzaemonbori Nishinomachi , Himeji, is near Himeji Castle (Himeji-jo), Kokoen Garden, Himeji Central Park, and Mt Shosha hiking.
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