Himeji is one hour from Osaka, 45 minutes from Kobe by train.
Really accessable from cities,and also full of trees/parks.
Himeji is ranked as “One of the comfortable city to live.
Also, Himeji doesnt have damage of tyhoon, disaster so much, and
I think it is really recommended point.
Also Himeji 168 sharehouse located in the center of HImeji downtown.
Himeji castle, the Unesco World Heritage is under restoration until 2014.
This restoration is held once in 50yrs, and special visitor facilities called
“Egret Eye View” provide you with the opportunity to have a close look at
the exterior of the highest level(fifth floor) and large roof of the main keep
while it is being restored.
Now you could only see the castle in the “box”, yet still, it is worth to see
And the exhibition of the photo gallery how the restoration is going on, is