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Announcement of Himeji-jo Castle and Koko-en public resumption


1.About a part of Himeji-jo Castle public resumption

For prevention of new coronavirus infection spread, we will restart exhibition as follows about general release of Himeji-jo Castle which we canceled from Thursday, April 9, 2020.


 Period  :From Thursday, May 28, 2020 to Sunday, June 14

Public range: In Himeji-jo Castle pay areas, it is range except large castle tower and western citadel of the castle 100 ken corridor

 .  :We do not make group rate. In addition, ticket common throughout Himeji-jo Castle, Koko-en stops sale during this period.

 (from May 28, 2020 to June 14) 500 yen for adults 150 yen for children

Surrender time: For congestion reducing at the time of surrender, we move up surrender time for 30 minutes and perform early opening as follows. From 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. closing the gate)

※In addition, please be careful as you do not carry out surrender time carrying out from April 27 to August 31 in usual in (6:00 p.m. closing the gate) and daylight saving time to do until 5:00 p.m.


2. About the public reopening of large castle tower and western citadel of the castle 100 ken corridor

Period  :From Monday, June 15, 2020

Public range: Whole Himeji-jo Castle pay area exhibition area

 .  :We finish reduction measures of entry into a fortress charges and restart group discount (more than 30 people) and sale of ticket common throughout Himeji-jo Castle, Koko-en. (June 15, 2020 ...) adult 1,000 yen (individual) 800 yen (group) 300 yen for children (individual) 240 yen (group)

Surrender time: Secondary to some exhibitions reopening period from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Others :For prevention of infection, guide in castle will stop sequentially.

Notice matter: Please note that you may change the contents mentioned above by the domestic and foreign situation about new coronavirus infectious disease. In that case, please confirm the surrender situation some other time on homepage in front of the next castle as you update homepage at any time.


3. About Koko-en

  We restart exhibition except indoor facilities such as restaurants from Thursday, May 28.


4. Reference

Himeji-jo Castle: Himeji-jo Castle Administration Office 079-285-1146

Koko-en: 079-289-4120

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