Showing posts with label UNESCO World Heritage Site. Show all posts
Showing posts with label UNESCO World Heritage Site. Show all posts

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Miyajima Island Photos : Itsukushima Shinto Shrine

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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Himeji Castle, UNESCO World Heritage, Hyogo, Japan



Himeji Castle is the largest and most visited castle in Japan. Himeji Castle was registered in 1993 as one of the first UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Himeji Castle is considered one of Japan's three premier castles along with Matsumoto Castle and Kumamoto Castle. Himeji Castle built in 1333, when Akamatsu Norimura built a fort on top of Himeyama hill and then remodeled into Himeji Castle two centuries later. The area within the middle moat of the castle complex is a designated Special Historic Site and five structures of the castle are also designated as National Treasures.


























































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