Things to do / Traditional festivals

Hyogo: Himeji-jo Yozakura-kai & Kan-ou-kai

Cherry Blossom Festival in Himeji Castle. Please enter by 8:30 p.m. for night cherry blossom viewing. If it rains, Koto and Taiko music performances will be postponed to the following day.

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Location: Himeji Castle, Himeji, Hyogo

JR Sanyo Shinkansen Line to Himeji Sta., and then walk 20 min.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

In line with the nationwide state of emergency declared on April 16, the government is strongly requesting that residents stay at home whenever possible and refrain from visiting bars, restaurants, music venues and other public spaces.