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Otemae Street, Himeji

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Set against the background of Himeji Castle, a World Heritage Site, Otemae Street makes a very attractive stroll stretching some 1.2 km (0.75 mi) from Himeji station to the castle. Offering a superb view of the castle, which sits high atop a hill at the far end of the street, this nicely paved, tree-lined boulevard provides great vibes and good photo opportunities. Sit on a bench and feel the energy of local life, or admire numerous bronze statues by famous Japanese sculptors. Rows of camphor and ginkgo trees provide shade as you wander past restaurants and browse through simple flea market stalls. Add Otemae Street to your Himeji travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Himeji online tour planner .
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  • It is a walking path with lots of greenery from Himeji Station to Himeji Castle, so you can walk to Himeji Castle while enjoying the scenery on a sunny day. If you want to eat on a rainy day or on the way, you'd better walk through the arcade street next door.
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  • It is a road that extends straight from Himeji Station of JR to Himeji Castle. You can clearly see the white figure of Himeji Castle from the station.
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  • From Himeji Station to Himeji Castle, the sidewalk is very wide and easy to walk. There are many arcade streets on the street. It is a beautiful road.
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  • It is a road that extends straight from Himeji station to Himeji Castle.
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