To commemorate the twelve-hundredth anniversary of the establishment of the ancient capital of Heian-kyo in 1994, the momentum toward building a Japanese-style guest house in Kyoto gained force.
Cabinet approval obtained for "the construction of a guest house facility"
The government decided to build a state guest house within the Kyoto Gyoen National Garden.
Construction of the Kyoto State Guest House (main structure) started
The Kyoto State Guest House opened
The Kyoto State Guest House's all-year public opening started
You may pay for a visit without prior reservation/with sign-in reception on the day of your visit.