Himeji Castle original preservation survived the miraculous ordeal of the destruction despite two air raids which reduced Himeji to ashes during World War II in 1945. After all, one should feel thankful that a medieval castle was left behind intact, leaving behind a history so we can continue to visualise its past today.READ ARTICLE
You can get to Himeji Station from Himeji Castle from Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe with Shinkansen bullet train or JR train. Shinkansen is faster and more expensive. JR trains can save you half the train fare but takes a longer time to reach Himeji. If you have a JR Pass, you can catch both types of train.READ ARTICLE
There are many ways to get from Osaka (KIX) Kansai Airport to Himeji. The easiest and cheapest is to take a direct limousine bus, but you cannot reserve seats online. Other options include a combination of limo-buses, JR trains, metro, and Shinkansen. The downside is you have to change more transports and generally also incur more cost to reach Himeji.READ ARTICLE
Yen to Dollar conversion is daunting. As Japanese Yen has a large number for its exchange rate, it’s a challenge to do the calculation mentally unless you are a Maths genius. Therefore, I decided to create a quick Yen Conversion Table, sharing with you the following currencies that can also be used offline.
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