Monday, September 12, 2011

Himeji Castle, Japan


Himeji Castle, also called Shirasagijo (White Heron Castle) due to its white outer walls, is the best preserved castle in all of Japan.The castle is regarded as the finest surviving example of prototypical Japanese castle architecture, comprising a network of 83 buildings with advanced defensive systems from the feudal period.


1 comment:

Aimee Dars said...

What a great postcard and stamps!