Himeji is located at South western part of Hyogo, and is the second largest city in Hyogo (with population of 530,000). Chugoku Mountains are located on the north, and the Inland Sea of Japan is located on the south. It has been a major location for transportation for a long time and is a city filled with nature and historical culture. Himeji city has “Himeji Castle” that is registered as a world heritage from the first time in Japan in 1993. There are many tourist resources here. For example, Shoshazan Engyoji has 1000 years of history and the Hollywood movie, “Last Samurai” was filmed here. There is also “seafood” freshly caught at the Inland Sea of Japan” and local gourmet of Himeji.