You can see the morning sun rises behind Himeji castle in twice a year.
On the end of February and the middle of October, sun rises from rear of Himeji-jo Castle.
The photography point is at Nagoyama cemetary, that is to 1 km northeast from Himeji castle. You can go there by 7:00’s bus from Himeji station in a nick of time. Taxi is the safe way.
Traffic : Shinki Bus(Imajyuku Cir.) – Off at “Kurumazaki” [Approx. 15 mins.]
Morning sun rises behind Himeji castle (Kobe Shimbun – Press)