Asuka and Nara
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Heisei
Himeji Castle
The Himeji Castle (top right) is a hilltop castle in Himeji. The castle is considered one of the greatest surviving works of Japanese castle architecture. The Kumamoto Castle (bottom right) is considered one of the three premier castles in Japan, alongside Himeji Castle.
Kumamoto Castle