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



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 operating on shorter hours, closing at 5 pm for the time being.

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 July 27th, 2020)

【Museums & Historical Places, Other Facilities】

● Yasaka Hall Gion Corner: Performances will be canceled until further notice.
Official Website

● Non-Verbal Theatre GEAR: Performances will be canceled until July 31st (Fri), 2020. 
 > Official Website

● The Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum's Museum Shop will reopen from June 25th,2020 (Entrance free); however, the Exhibit Rooms  will remain closed due to renovation work (Planned to reopen in autumn 2020).
> Official Website


【Events & Experiences】

●The "Gozan no Okuribi Ritual Fires" of 2020 will be held on a largely reduced scale on August 16th(Sun),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 Jidai Matsuri Festival Procession  will be canceled.(Originally scheduled for October 22nd (Thu) ,2020)

● The event Gion-Odori (Originally scheduled for November 1st(Sun) - 10th(Tue),2020)has been canceled.

● Kyoto Sky Hop Bus will be restart the service with a reduced number of trips and in limited months and days starting from September 5th(Sat), 2020.