HIMEJI, Hyogo Pref. — When tourists visit the city of Himeji, they should not miss the opportunity to visit Himeji Castle, a national treasure and the first historical property in Japan registered on the U.N. World Heritage List.

As well as the exterior of the castle dubbed the white heron, visitors can enjoy a magnificent view of the seaside city from the 46-meter-high keep built on a hill 45 meters above sea level.

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