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Main Building/Garden (Main Garden and Front Garden)

Main Building/Garden (Main Garden and Front Garden)

【Main Building/Garden】

Tour the main building and garden (main garden and front garden) without a guide

Viewing area Main building (Hagoromo-no-Ma, Asahi-no-Ma, Sairan-no-Ma, Kacho-no-Ma, entrance hall and so on)
Garden (main garden and front garden)
Estimated Tour Time About 60 to 90 minutes.
How to visit * At the present time, advance reservations with specified dates and times will be required for all visits to the Main Building. If a spot opens in the list of people with advance reservations, a visitor may be admitted even without a reservation. For more information, please see “Visitations to the Main Building to reopen by advance reservation.” Those wishing to visit the Japanese Style Annex, will need to make an advance reservation “Apply to make your visit” section below. Children of elementary school age and younger are not allowed in the Japanese Style Annex

Reception desk on the day or reservations

  1. reception desk on the day

  1. please visit on the day directly to the west Gate.

  1. Reservations

  1. If you visit in a group (20 or more), you can sign in to visit on the day, but you can also apply from “Apply to make your visit” below. We will send a visit permit to the winners by e-mail. Lottery winners need to show their visit permits (printouts or on mobile phone or other mobile device screens) at the time of admission.

    Enter from the west gate and after the security check, please buy an entry ticket from the vending machine if you are not in a group. Representatives buy an entry ticket at a manned desk for groups.
    Note: there is an audio guide (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, French and Spanish: 200 yen for 1) for the main building.
    Note: The main building is reentry prohibited.
Opening Hours 10:00 to 17:00 (final admission 16:00)
People who can participate on the tour There are no age or other restrictions. Anyone can visit.
Fare Please check here.
Note: Payment is cash only.
Note: The above fee may change due to special events and so on.

Cautionary Notes

  • When it is crowded, those who made advance reservations will be preferentially admitted.
  • In the event of receiving distinguished guests at short notice, the scheduled public opening may be cancelled; please check the latest Public Opening Schedule before your visit. We will announce a change of the schedule on Twitter as well.