Winter Trip (pt 4) - Himeji Photos

 

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There were many kids flying kites on the park in front of the castle (this part of the grounds is open to the public free)

One of the stone-throwing holes

A window onto an inner garden

The Long Corridor in the West Bailey, where Princess Sen lived

A room in the West Bailey

Part of the interior of the "Cosmetic Tower", with dolls recreating a scene from a work of art depicting Princess Sen's life here.

There are plenty of defensive "peep-holes" cut into all the walls here; but I have no explanation for why some are made in a variety of geometric shapes, like here.

The Cosmetic Tower from the outside

The lone roof tile marked with a slightly mysterious cross

 

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