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Nighttime Public Opening (November and December in 2018)

  • Special Visit
  • 2018.09.06
The Kyoto State Guest House has decided to extend the opening hours to 8:00PM on the below-mentioned days:
– November: 22 (Thu), 23 (Fri), 24 (Sat), 30 (Fri)
– December: 1st (Sat)

When the maple leaves color the quiet Kyoto Gyoen National Garden, the Kyoto State Guest House becomes a huge lantern casting the soft light filtered through “Shoji”, papered sliding screens.
With the reflection of the gorgeous hanging tapestry on the surface of the pond in the garden, this atmosphere takes you to a profound mysterious world of traditional Japanese aesthetic “Yugen”.

■Opening period:
November 22 (Thu), 23 (Fri), 24 (Sat), 30 (Fri) and December 1st (Sat)
■Opening hours:
10:00〜20:00 (Last admission: 19:30)
■Entry charge:
Adults: 1,500 yen, Students: 1,000 yen (University), 500 yen (Junior High & High school aged 13 to 18)

Note: Elementary school children and younger (including infants and toddlers) cannot enter the buildings.
* Eligible students are required to show the valid ID on the day of visit for student discount. Please bring the valid ID for ID purpose.
*Eligible students for discount are as follows:
– Junior High & High school: Those who were born from April 2, 2000 to April 1, 2006
– University: Those who have university student ID
*Payment is acceptable only in cash.