The Himeji Castle (姫路城) or the White Heron Castle (Shirasagijo) is considered one of Japan's most spectacular castles with its imposing size and beauty ❣This national treasure is rumored to be the home of the ghost of a servant who stole family treasures, haunting the corridors of the castle for hundreds of years. The legend of this world heritage site served as inspiration for the horror film, the Ring! . . . . .