Harima Hakusan Castle
As part of his campaign to conquer Harimono Province, Toyotomi Hideyoshi for a brief time in 1577, stationed his headquarters on this mountain.
Take bus number 8 from Himeji Station or Himeji Castle to the terminal stop "Mount Shosha Ropeway" (書写山ロープウェイ, 30 minutes, 270 yen one way, departures every 15-20 minutes). Then, take the ropeway up the mountain (500 yen one way, 900 yen round trip, departures every 15 minutes). Alternatively, it is possible to hike up the mountain in about 45-60 minutes.
The photo above shows parts of the temple complex not castle remains.
|English Name||Hakusan Castle|
|Castle Condition||Ruins only|
|Historical Period||Pre Edo Period|
|Access||Sanyo Shinkansen, Himeji Station|
|Visitor Information||8:30-17:00 (Winter) 8:30-18:00 (Spring-Autumn and National holidays)|
|Time Required||1 hour|
|Location||Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture|
|Coordinates||34° 53' 36.06" N, 134° 39' 18.18" E|
|Added to Jcastle||2017|
|Admin Year Visited||Viewer Contributed|