Himeji Castle (姫路城) is a Japanese castle which is in Himeji in Hyōgo Prefecture. It includes 83 buildings made of wood. It is sometimes known as Hakurojō or Shirasagijō ("White Heron Castle") because of its brilliant white exterior.
Media related to Himeji castle at Wikimedia Commons
- Himeji Castle Guide
- Himeji castle website (requires Macromedia Flash plugin)
- Official UNESCO page for Himeji castle
- Himeji Tourist Information・Worlds Cultural Heritege Himeji castle
- Himeji Castle - LOCATION VIEW Himeji Edition (Tourist Guide with 360 degree movie map)