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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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  • I was on crutches so couldn't go far from my hotel, and Otemae Street was luckily very close. All the different food options, convenience stores and other shops (pharmacy, clothes, nik-naks etc) made....  more »
  • Real Carnaval place any day of the week with plenty of shops open there with long hours of operation Plenty of shops selling local specialty food like unagi and anago ( Gresham water eels) Many...  more »
  • I arrived in Himeji at 5 pm on December 5, 2019, walked from Himeji train station to the castle while thousands of birds miraculously flew in the sky above the street for a long time and enjoy...  more »
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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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  • Main Street from Himeji station to Himeji Castle. It was called "Fifty US Road" at the time of construction, and was ridiculed as "whether to make it at the airfield".
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  • Tower the big PangYa looks.
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