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Special opening day for the congratulation on the 30th Anniversary of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor

  • Special Visit
  • 2018.12.10

About Special opening day
 The Kyoto State Guest House announce that admission to the facility is free for all visitors over junior high school student age on February 24 (Sun), 2019 when the commemoration ceremony for the congratulation on the 30th Anniversary of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor will take place. Special exhibition related to this anniversary is held and photography panels of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress who visited the facility are displayed. To avoid the congestion inside the facility, the online advance reservation is required through our website (*limited no. of visitors). Please refer to the “1. Special opening day for the congratulation on the 30th Anniversary of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor” for more details.
 In addition, from February 25 (Mon) to April 30 (Tue), visitors can see the special exhibition with the ordinary entry charge. Please refer to the “2. Special exhibition for the congratulation on the 30th Anniversary of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor” for more details.

Note: In the event of receiving dignitaries from abroad at short notice, the scheduled public opening is subject to be suspended. Please check the latest Public Opening Schedule before your visit.



1. Special opening day for the congratulation on the 30th Anniversary of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor (Free admission)

     
Outline Visitors look around at your own pace along the route.
 ・Photography panels of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress who visited the facility are displayed.
 ・Digital signage is placed to show the highlights.
 ・Our staffs go around to answer your questions.
Date February 24 (Sun),2019
Opening hours 10:00 – 17:00 (Last admission: 16:30)
Eligible person Above the Junior High School age (From April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019: Those who were born before April 1, 2006)
Entry charge Free of charge
How to apply Online advance reservation only (no walk-in reception)

(1) Application period: from December 13 (Thu) to December 18 (Tue), 2018
(2) Acceptable no. of visitors for the reservation: from one person up to four persons for one reservation * Elementary school children and younger cannot pay a visit
(3) Reception time :Every 30 minutes between 10:00 to16:00(60 persons each 30 minutes)
(4) How to decide the visitors:The visitors will be elected by lottery after the application period is closed and will receive the visit certificate emailed after 8:00 am on the following day of the closing day. All applicants will receive a result notification on the date of sending the visit certificate.
The visitors will be decided on the first-come-first-served basis when the number of participants does not reach the capacity after the application period or there are any cancellations.

★Please click here for the reservation
*Please click the button “Click here for the application” shown beneath the destination page.
Entry gate West gate of the Kyoto State Guest House
Visitor Rules and Regulation ○ Due to the operational reasons related to the accommodation and reception of state guests and official guests, the scheduled public opening is subject to be cancelled. In that case, we promptly announce it on our website.
○ Security metal detector and baggage inspection is conducted before you enter the facility.
○ Photography for non-commercial purposes is allowed in certain areas. However, flash usage, filming, large-size cameras, tripods, step-ladders, and selfie sticks are not permitted.
○ For other details, please checkthe page of Visitor Rules & Regulations.      



2. Special exhibition for the congratulation on the 30th Anniversary of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor

From February 25 (Mon) to April 30 (Tue) in 2019 (exhibition period is subject to be changed), Special exhibition is held and photography panels of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress who visited the facility are displayed. The type of visit and entry charge remain the same as the ordinary visit.
 Please refer to the following page regarding to the type of visit and entry charge during this period.

*Regarding the type of visit for your preferred date, please check the “Public Opening Schedule”.