The most famous and attractive surviving fortification in Japan today, Himeji Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Sight located a little west of Kobe. Known as White Heron Castle, the brilliantly white fortress dates back to 1333. Now you can create it yourself with this set of Nanoblock micro building blocks, a local version of Lego that is even more fun and mini. Nanoblocks allow you to build historical landmarks in intricate detail while also forming a unique look that is instantly recognizable.
Nanoblocks themselves are tiny 4 x 4mm blocks, and this kit features 2253 pieces and represents a serious challenge for model and history enthusiasts looking to engross themselves for hours in re-creating an architectural marvel.
The Nanoblock Himeji Castle features: