DIRECTIONS

By train

  • Directly connected to Himeji station.

    By Shinkansen (Bullet Train)
    From Tokyo Station (185min)
    From Nagoya Station (82min)
    From Kyoto Station (45min)
    From Shin-Osaka Station (30min)
    From Shin-Kobe Station (16min)
    From Hiroshima Station (56min)
    From Okayama Station (20min)

    ■By Train
    From JR Kobe Station (35min)
    From JR Sannomiya Station (40min)
     

By car

  • About 10 minutes north from the Himeji Minami Exit of the Himeji Bypass.
  • About 15 minutes west from the Hanada Toll Gate of the Bantan Renraku Road.
  • There is the entrance of the parking lot on the east side of the hotel.
    Because there is a safety zone from a traffic lane facing south, it is no possible to turn right to enter.
    Therefore, please come from a traffic lane facing north.
    Also, we guide a multistory parking garage first to the hotel guests.
    We are appreciate your cooperation.

From the airport

  • From Osaka(Itami) Airport (80min)
    Airport Limousine Bus Osaka (Itami) Airport→Himeji Station (2min)
  • From Kansai International Airport (140min)
    Airport Limousine Bus Kansai International Airport→Himeji Station (2min)

ATTRACTIONSLocal Guide

    • 姫路城
    • 姫路城
    • 姫路城

    Himeji Castle (World Cultural Heritage Site)

    Himeji Castle, also known locally as the White Heron Castle due to its brilliant white exterior, is the focal point of the city and a primary tourist attraction. Recent major refurbishments have restored it to its full glory, and visitors can enjoy both roaming the interior and enjoying the spectacular views of the castle from the park and surrounding area, including from our hotel. [About 15 minutes on foot from Hotel Monterey Himeji]

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    • 好古園
    • 好古園
    • 好古園

    Koko-en Garden (a Traditional Japanese Garden)

    This strolling-landscape-type Japanese garden features ponds and springs against the backdrop of the imposing Himeji Castle. The tranquil garden covers an area of 3.5 hectares and allows visitors to enjoy the seasonal plants and flowers. Recommended to combine with a visit to Himeji Castle.[About 15 minutes on foot from Hotel Monterey Himeji]

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    • 圓教寺
    • 圓教寺
    • 圓教寺

    Shoshazan Engyoji Temple

    Featured in numerous movies and TV dramas (including The Last Samurai), Shoshazan Engyoji Temple is located on top of Mt. Shosha, making it the ideal location for nature, serenity and quiet contemplation.[About 30 minutes by bus from Hotel Monterey Himeji]

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    • 仏舎利塔
    • 仏舎利塔
    • 仏舎利塔

    Nagoyama Cemetery and Main Stupa

    Located on top of a gentle hill, it offers one of the ten best views of Himeji castle. Here you can not only enjoy foreign-influenced architecture, but you can also enjoy seasonal nature such as cherry blossoms and autumn leaves. While in Himeji, we invite you to enjoy the fine views of Himeji Castle from Nagoyama Cemetery.[About 12 minutes by car from Hotel Monterey Himeji]

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    • 姫路セントラルパーク
    • 姫路セントラルパーク
    • 姫路セントラルパーク

    Himeji Central Park (safari resort)

    A popular local amusement spot where families can enjoy a range of attractions and sightseeing, including a safari park and a swimming pool in summer. On safari you can ride a bus or drive your own car around the park as you get to see various animals close at hand. [About 30 minutes by bus from Hotel Monterey Himeji]

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    • 太陽公園
    • 太陽公園
    • 太陽公園

    Taiyo Park

    A family friendly theme park that has two areas: the stone area and the castle area. The stone area features over 70 miniature replicas of famous stone monuments from around the world, such as the Great Wall of China, and makes for hours of fun exploring. Meanwhile the German inspired replica castle contains various 3D images that you can place yourself in for some fun photos.[About 30 minutes by bus from Hotel Monterey Himeji]

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