Himeji Castle World heritage and National historic sites in Hyogo prefecture
Course: Himeji Castle, Nadakiku Sake Brewery(Lunch), Ishi-no-hoden, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Archaeology and Goshiki-zuka Tumulus
Meeting time / place: 7:00 / Kyoto station
Transportation: Shinkansen and Bus
Time: 7:30 – 18:00
Cost: JPY 15,000
Passenger capacity: 40 (Minimum number: 20)
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Archaeology is one of the new-type of archaeological museum, opened in 2007. It provides not only many kinds of unearthed objects serving as hands-on exhibits for children but also opportunities for visitors to actively participate in various activities conducted by the museum. Enjoy engagement with local archaeology!
Goshiki-zuka is a well-reconstructed tumulus of 4th century AD. It measures about 200m in length and has thousands of haniwa, cylindrical funerary sculptures. In front of this huge burial mound, you can almost see the 1700-year-old construction laborers breath.
Lunch is included. We will stop at the restaurant ‘Nishigura’ in Nadakiku Sake Brewery to have a Japanese style meal (Japanese hot pot, Stewed fish, Tofu, Sake, etc.)