Privacy policy

Type of information collected

Collection of personal information

When you view the homepage of Himeji City (hereinafter referred to as the “this homepage’), you are not required to disclose any information about yourself. You can freely view this homepage and remain anonymous.

There may be cases where you may be asked to disclose your name and email address in association with public comments, mail to contact the city government, and for other inquiries, depending on the circumstances. Even in such cases, the personal information sent from you (information on individual persons as users) will never be disclosed to any third parties without your permission.

Record of webservers

Himeji City’s webservers automatically record the IP address of your computer. But, we cannot identify you as an individual. Unless you disclose your personal information, you are able to view this homepage and remain anonymous.

Proper use and administration of the personal information

The personal information offered to this homepage remains classified and used only between the users and Himeji City. All of the personal information offered to Himeji City will not be disclosed nor offered to any third parties without informed consent pursuant to the Privacy Protection Ordinance. Information collected is analyzed exclusively for statistical purposes and to improve administrative services, and such information will not be used for any other purpose.

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