・Shoshasan Ropeway Sanroku Station: Welcome to Shoshasan. People in the past used to climb up the steep path to Enkyoji. However, today there is a ropeway to reach Enkyoji. Enjoy the spectacular view over Himeji from the gondola.
・Enkyoji Maniden: Keep walking until you see a large building, this is Maniden. It has a tremendous history of 1000 years! You'll be amazed at the size of this building which was built in an era without cars and electricity. The scenery from the stage is a masterpiece.
・Auditorium, dining hall and municipal hall: Enjoy a walk in Yamadera, and keep walking in the mountain past Maniden into a small yard. You will see three large halls. These halls have been used as Hollywood and Japanese drama location sets.
・Jidai Cafe: After walking around the temple, let's relax in Japanese style cafe. Customers come to enjoy the ninja parfait, with sweets in the shape of shuriken inside. We also recommend the Sengoku warrior craft beer and the Himeji gourmet oden!
・Himeji Castle: It is Japan's first world heritage site, both the interior and exterior are extraordinary. With an elegant appearance like a white bird spreading its wings, it is also commonly known as Shirasajio castle. Over 400 years have passed since it was built, however the beauty remains, and even the architectural images remain inside. Everyone will be in awe of this castle!
・Iseya Honten Nishinikai-Cho Honten: A Japanese sweet shop from over 300 years ago during the Edo-period. These sweets combine deliciousness, tradition and history that even the lords of Himeji Castle enjoyed. Find your favourite sweet and take a taste!