Copyright, Links, and Disclaimers

About the copyright:

  • All of the text, images, and illustrations posted on the Himeji City homepage (hereinafter referred to as this “homepage”) may not be used (such as duplication, reprint, diversion, sale, etc.) without the permission of the copyright holder.
  • The copyrighted work posted on this homepage (text, images, voice, and sound) and copyright relating to the programs are owned by Himeji City unless otherwise specified.
  • The names of the companies and/or products posted on this homepage are general trade names and/or registered trademarks owned by the affiliated firms.

About links:

  • Please feel free to link to this homepage. No permission is required from the City.
  • We ask that a link be provided on the top page( possible.
    If the link is put directly pages on other than the top page, please note that there may be times when the link may not function correctly due to changes in structuring the site.
  • Please clarify in writing that this home page is linked to “Himeji City” or “Himeji City Homepage.”
  • Please refrain from putting links in frames, which may make it difficult for viewers to view the Himeji City Homepage.


Links to the homepage administered by third parties, such as the public bodies or private bodies, are included within the Himeji City Homepage(

Link is a function specific to the Internet, and such link is made available to improve viewer convenience and administered under the responsibility of each link destination, and it is not under the administration of Himeji City. Himeji City does not assume any legal responsibilities for the above-written link sites nor for any damage from the use of such services.

To the top of this page

  • Annual congestion forecast here
  • Numbered tickets to ascend the Main Castle Tower
  • Frequently Asked questions
  • Discover Himeji Castle with AR (Himeji Castle Discovered with AR)!

Surrounding scenic sites

  • Himeji City Zoo
  • Kokoen—a garden built on the former site of the west-side mansion attached to Himeji Castle