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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”  will be closed until further notice, beginning on April 25, 2021.Telephone Service will be operating  until  5pm
 

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 21st, 2021)

【Transportation】

Kyoto City Bus
From April 25 to the last day of the period of the state of emergency, no City Buses will depart after 22:59 and sightseeing route buses will suspend operation.
  

【Museums & Historical Places, Other Facilities】

Kyoto Tower Observation Deck will be closed until further notice, beginning on April 26, 2021.The Kyoto Tower Sando on the first floor, second floor and the first basement floor are also closed.
> Official Website 

● Yasaka Hall Gion Corner  will be closed until further notice. 
Official Website

 TOEI Kyoto Studio Park will be closed on Mondays,Tuesdays and Wednesdays from June 1 to July 16 ,2021.
Official Website

 

【Events & Experiences】 

●The Lake Biwa Canal Cruise will be suspended all service from April 25 to June 27, 2021.

Kyoto Sky Hop Bus will be suspended all service until further notice, beginning on April 25, 2021.
> Official Website

●The Yamahoko-Junko parades of floats of the Gion Matsuri Festival  will be canceled.(Originally scheduled for July 17 (Saki-Matsuri) & July 24 (Ato-Matsuri),2021.