Today, I’m answering the common quesiton “What are UNESCO World Heritage Sites?” by outlining what they are, why they are important, and why you should add them to your travel itineraries whenever possible. There are currently 1,121 UNESCO Sites around the world, which means that you’ve probably visited or been very close to at least one if you’ve done any amount of traveling. Which heritage sites have you visited thus far?
Exploring Himeji Castle in Hemji, Japan
Himeji Castle is nearly 700 years old, and has survived for centuries through earthquakes, battles, and World War II. This magnificent castle was nestled in cherry blossoms, surrounded by a moat full of colorful koi fish, and filled with incredible decor. I hope this guide to Himeji Castle helps you have a wonderful time during your day trip to Himeji!