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The Current Situation Due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kyoto

KYOTO CITY OFFICIAL TRAVEL GUIDE

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The Current Situation Due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kyoto

As a part of efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, some events in Kyoto will be canceled and some facilities will be closed.
Before making your visit, please check with the official website of each location or contact the location as needed.

*Not all locations will offer services in English. If you encounter any problems, please visit the nearest tourist information center. See more about the Tourist Information Center.
*Kyoto Tourist Information Center “Kyo Navi” and Kawaramachi Sanjo Tourist Information Center will be closed on April 11th (Sat) - June 18th (Thu), 2020.
 

365 day, 24 hour, multilingual call center Japan Visitor Hotline
TEL: +81-50-3816-2787
Languages: English, Chinese, Korean
 
Medical facilities with multilingual support (JNTO website)
 
 

Latest Information (Updated June 1st, 2020)

【Museums & Historical Places, Other Facilities】

● Kyoto National Museum is partially open to the public on an irregular schedule.
> Official Website 

● Kurama Onsen(hotspring)  will be closed on until mid June, beginning on April 10th (Fri) , 2020.
Official Website 

● Yasaka Hall Gion Corner: Performances will be canceled until June 30th (Tue), 2020.
Official Website

● TOEI Kyoto Studio Park will be closed until further notice, beginning on March 2nd (Mon), 2020.
> Official Website 

● Non-Verbal Theatre GEAR: Performances will be canceled until June 30th (Tue), 2020.
Official Website


● Kyoto Butoh-kan: Performances will be canceled until June 30th (Tue), 2020.
Official Website


● Kyoto Aquarium will be closed until further notice, beginning on February 29th (Sat), 2020.
> Official Website

● Kyoto Railway Museum will be closed until further notice, beginning on February 29th (Sat), 2020.
> Official Website

● Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum will be closed until further notice, beginning on March 5th (Thu), 2020.
> Official Website

● Sanjusangendo-Temple  will be closed on April  15th(Wed)-June 14th  (Sun),2020.

● Kenninji-Temple  will be closed on April 15th(Wed)-June 7th(Sun), 2020.
Official Website



【Events & Experiences】

●The Yamahoko-Junko parades of floats of the Gion Matsuri Festival   will be canceled.(Originally scheduled for July 17th (Saki-Matsuri) & July 24th (Ato-Matsuri),2020)

● The event KYOTOGRAPHIE 2020 (Originally scheduled for April 18th (Sat) - May 17th (Sun), 2020) has been postponed to September 19th (Sat) - October 18th (Sun), 2020.
> Official Website

● The event Kamogawa-Odori (Originally scheduled for May 1st (Fri) - May 24th (Sun), 2020) has been canceled.
> Official Website

● Jikkoku-bune boat ride through Fushimi, sake brewery district (Originally scheduled from March 22nd (Sun), 2020) has been postponed. It’s new dates are to be determined.

● Kyoto Sightseeing Bus will be suspended all service until further notice, beginning on April 18th(Sat), 2020.
Official Website


● Kyoto Sky Hop Bus will be suspended all service until further notice, beginning on April 1st, 2020.
> Official Website