6 days in Hyogo Prefecture Itinerary

6 days in Hyogo Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hyogo Prefecture Trip Planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Okayama Momotaro Airport, Drive to Shinonsen-cho
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Shinonsen-cho
— 4 nights
Drive
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Himeji
— 1 day
Fly

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Shinonsen-cho

— 4 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Uradome Coast and Amano Hashidate Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Shinonsen-cho: Higashihama Beach (in Iwami-cho), Amanohashidate (in Miyazu) and Tottori (Hakuto Beach, Tottori Sand Dunes, &more).

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Taipei, Taiwan to Shinonsen-cho is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Taipei to Shinonsen-cho due to the time zone difference. In August, Shinonsen-cho is little chillier than Taipei - with highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Himeji.

Things to do in Shinonsen-cho

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Himeji

— 1 day
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
On the 5th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Koko-en, then step into the grandiose world of Himeji Castle, then head off the coast to Ieshima Islands, and finally get curious at Himeji Science Museum.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Himeji trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shinonsen-cho to Himeji takes 2.5 hours. August in Himeji sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Himeji

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Hyogo Prefecture travel guide

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Castles · Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites
Hyōgo Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region on Honshu island. The capital is Kobe.HistoryPresent-day Hyōgo Prefecture includes the former provinces of Harima, Tajima, Awaji, and parts of Tanba and Settsu.In 1180, near the end of the Heian period, Emperor Antoku, Taira no Kiyomori, and the Imperial court moved briefly to Fukuhara, in what is now the city of Kobe. There the capital remained for five months.Himeji Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is in the city of Himeji.Southern Hyōgo Prefecture was severely devastated by the 6.9 Mw Great Hanshin earthquake of 1995, which destroyed major parts of Kobe and Awaji, as well as Takarazuka and neighboring Osaka Prefecture, killing nearly 6,500 people.

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