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Shoshazan Ropeway, Himeji

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The UNESCO-protected castle brings plenty of visitors to Himeji, so the quiet city possesses enough accommodations to be able to suit their eclectic tastes and diverse budgets. Located in clusters among the main commercial squares close to the train station, you'll find the main hotels, including budget and luxury options. Look to the side streets of this central district for a fair selection of hostels and guesthouses. The high speed train service connecting Himeji to Osaka and Kyoto means that many visitors choose to visit during a day trip from one of these large cities.
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  • modern cable car. the ride was very smooth and stable. no fear of swaying or bumps. easy quick way to get to the top of the mountain onwards to the temple. it operates every 15 minutes. there is a pro...  more »
  • The actual cable car isn't that exciting, but the views from the top are great! And the temples at the top are worth the trip up. Make sure you time it correctly though-Monday through Saturday the las...  more »
  • Shoshazan is a Buddhist temple complex 30 minutes away from Himeji by bus. You take a ropeway at the bus terminus to reach the area. These temples are old, grand dames. The oldest building there is a ...  more »