Hyogo prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan, and is known for its rich history, stunning natural scenery, and delicious cuisine. The prefecture’s capital city is Kobe, which is a bustling port town famous for its Kobe beef and charming Chinatown district.
One of the most famous landmarks in Hyogo prefecture is Himeji Castle, which is considered one of the most beautiful and well-preserved castles in Japan. The castle’s elegant white walls and intricate architecture have earned it the nickname “White Heron Castle.”
In addition to Himeji Castle, Hyogo prefecture is home to a variety of other historical sites, including the ruins of Takeda Castle and the Ikuta Shrine in Kobe. The prefecture is also known for its natural beauty, with the Rokko Mountain Range offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Sites in Hyogo
How to Get to Hyogo?
Bullet Train (Shinkansen)
From Tokyo/Osaka to Shin-Kobe Station.
Ticket can be bought at the station.
Procedure to buy the ticket is explained here by the operator. (External Website)
From Tokyo to Kobe Domestic Flight
ANA (External Website)
JAL (External Website)