travel42 Professional Cruise Port of Call Review

Himeji Castle, also known as the White Heron Castle (Shirasagi-jo) was Japan's first UNESCO World Heritage site. After a visit to the castle, it's easy to see why. Perched high on a hill, the castle is a breathtaking multitiered structure featuring white-tiled roofs on the outside and incredible craftsmanship on the inside.

Beginning in 1609, the castle and the surrounding area became a center of power in the region. The irony is that the castle, for all its glory, never saw any battles. Stil...

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