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Golden Week Holiday’s Garden Cafe at Akasaka Palace

  • Special Visit
  • 2018.03.22
  • Garden cafe will be held during the period of 28(Sat) April to 6(Sun) May, at the Satate Guest House Akasaka Palace.
  • Please enjoy your drinks and meals, such as sparkling wine and so on served by food trucks at Front Garden. (The last call is 30 minutes before closing.)
  • The night public opening until 20:00 PM, and illumination of Main building starts at 18:45 PM will be carried out during the period of 28(Sat) April-30(Mon) April and 3(Tue) May-6(Sun)May.
  • ※Entry for Front and Main Gardens will be charged during the period.

The Garden cafe

Garden Café

  • Garden caffee will be held at Front Garden during the period of 28(Sat) April to 6(Sun) May.(2(Wed) May is Closed day.)
  • We will offer you coffee, alcohol, daily special meals and every kind of appetizers during the event period.
  • The special souvenirs of the State Guest House Akasaka Palace will be sold for the period.
  • The daily special meals and drinks will be announced on the official Twitter
1, Holding period

28(Sat) April – 30(Mon) and 3(Tue) May – 6(Sun) May, 2018. 10:00 AM – 20:00 PM.(Reception close at 19:00 (Front and Main Gardens is at 19:30))

1(Tue) May, 2018. 10:00 AM – 17:00 PM.(Reception close at 16:00 (Front and Main Gardens is at 16:30))

2, How to visit

【Front and Main gardens】

Please visit Front and Main Gardens through West Gate on the day. (We charge for admission.)

【Main Building and Gardens】

1, Advance application

(1) Appling period: 10:00 AM, 1(Thu) March – 23:00 PM, 6(Tue) March, 2018. After the lottery, if there is vacancy at the capacity, we will begin accepting applications on a first come first serve basis.

(2) Capacity limited: Application for Individual: 1 – 19 persons(*The reception times of text RED 1 – 4 persons)
for Group: 20 – 50 persons

(3) Reception times:
  Individual 12:00 PM(the capacity is 750 persons), 14:00 PM(750), 16:00 PM(300), 17:00 PM(300), 18:00 PM(300).
  Group(for individual): 11:30 AM(200), 12:30 PM(200), 14:30 PM(200), 15:30 PM(200), 16:30 PM(200), 17:30 PM(200), 18:30 PM(200).
  Group(organized by operator): 10:30 AM(300), 11:00 AM(300), 13:00 PM(750), 15:00 PM(750), 16:00 PM(400), 17:00 PM(400), 18:00 PM(400).

(4) Decision procedure : The visitors will be elected by lottery, and will be sent the e-mail of “a visit certification” from 8:00 A.M. at 7 (Wed) March. Also, unsuccessful applicants will be notified. After the lottery, if there is vacancy at the capacity, we will begin accepting applications on a first come first serve basis.

2, Reception on the day

Please visit Akasaka Palace through West Gate directly if you don’t apply the advance application.

Please be advised that who has advance application will be conducted priority under the congestion situation.

【Japanese Style Annex, Main Building and Gardens】

1, Advance application

(1) Appling period : 10:00 AM, 1(Thu) March – 23:00 PM, 6(Tue) March, 2018. After the lottery, if there is vacancy at the capacity, we will begin accepting applications on a first come first serve basis.

(2) Capacity limited : Up to 4 persons including a representative.

(3) Reception times : 10:30, 11:00,11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30,14:00, 14:30, 15:00(English guided), 15:30, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00. (all times’ capacity is 20 persons).

(4) Decision procedure : The visitors will be elected by lottery, and will be sent the e-mail of “a visit certification” from 8:00 A.M. at 7 (Wed) March. Also, unsuccessful applicants will be notified.

The Japanese Style Annex receives visitor only for advance application.

After the lottery, if there is vacancy at capacity, we will begin accepting applications on a first come first serve basis.

* There is not reception on the day.

* The reception times of RED text will be accepted only for the night public opening at 28(Sat) April-30(Mon) and 3(Tue) May-6(Sun) May, 2018.

3, Admission fee

【Front and Main gardens】

Adult : 300 yen
Under 18 : For free

【Main building and Gardens】

Classify of application Adult Under 18 Under 12 Note

Classify of application

individual (1-19 persons)

Adult

1,000yen

Under 18

500yen

Under 12

For free

Note

Classify of application

Group (20-50 persons)

Adult

800yen

Under 18

400yen

Under 12

For free

Note

This group fee will be applied to the group having advance application.

【Japanese Style Annex, Main Building and Gardens】

Adult : 1,500 yen
Under 18 (Junior high-school and high school student) : 700 yen

Below elementary school child can not participate.

We only accept cash.

4, Illumination

The main building will be illuminated after sunset (apploximately 18:45 PM).

The main garden will be closed after sunset.

5, Advisory note
  • The public opening can be suspended due to sudden schedule of visit of dignitaries or some other operational reasons. Please check the public opening schedule on our website before going out. ( In this case, we will send the e-mail to visitors.)
  • For security reasons, metal and physical check will be conducted at the Gate.
  • Taking picture is not allowed inside the Main Building and Japanese Style Annex. You are only allowed to take pictures outside of the building but you cannot bring large size cameras for business purposes, related equipment such as camera stand nor extendable steel stick for self-portrait.
  • Please check the Advisory Note for more details.