Spotlight: Kokoen (Himeji)
Spotlight

Spotlight: Kokoen (Himeji)

Himeji Castle is undoubtedly one of Japan’s star attractions. Even as its scaffold-clad exterior finishes up a multi-year reconstruction project, the numbers of visitors remain steady. Most, however, overlook one of my favorite sites in Himeji City – the stunning gardens of Kokoen, a stone’s throw from the castle’s western edge. Kokoen is not a … Continue reading