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Public Opening Schedule

Public Opening Schedule

*Visitors participating in self-guided tours may visit the State Guest House without an advanced reservation, but you may also make a reservation when visiting with groups of 20 or more.

*We ask that you make advanced reservations for guided tours. If you click on the style of visit on date and time of your choice, you will be transfered to the reservation page.

*Children elementary school age and under are not permitted to visit the Kyoto State Guest House.

*Self-guided tours will not be offered during guided tour periods.

Check the schedule

Pubic Opening Calendar (as of 2.20.2020)

Explanatory note

:open (for Self-guided tours) Opening hours: 10:00 to 17:00 [Last admission: 16:30]
○AM :AM open (for Self-guided tours) Opening hours: 10:00 to 13:00 [Last admission: 12:30]
○PM :PM open (for Self-guided tours) Opening hours: 12:00 to 17:00 [Last admission: 16:30]

:open (for Guided tours) Opening hours: 10:00 to 17:00 [Last admission: 15:30]
●AM :AM open (for Guided tours) Opening hours: 10:00 to 13:00[Last admission: 11:20]
●PM :PM open (for Guided tours) Opening hours: 12:00 to 17:00[Last admission: 15:30]

:Free Opening for a visit to the convertible car ridden by their majesties the Emperor and Empress for the “celebration parade” in 2019: Opening hours: 10:00 to 16:30[Last admission: 16:00] Detail about Free Opening for a visit to the convertible car

reserved :open for reservation only
TBD :To be determined (We’ll keep you posted)
× :closed
Nov.17-20 :For example, “Nov.17-20” means that the advanced application starts from 17 November, 10:00 and ends on 20 November, 23:00 (JST).

“English Guided tours” begin at 12:00 once a day on the following opening days.

February 2020

2020.21 open (for Guided tours)
2020.22 open (for Guided tours) 2020.23 open (for Guided tours) 2020.24 open (for Guided tours) 2020.25 ×closed 2020.26 ×closed 2020.27 ×closed 2020.28 open (for Guided tours)
2020.29 open (for Guided tours) 2020.210 open (for Guided tours) 2020.211 open (for Guided tours) 2020.212 ×closed 2020.213 ×closed 2020.214 ×closed 2020.215 open (for Guided tours)
2020.216 open (for Guided tours) 2020.217 open (for Guided tours) 2020.218 open (for Guided tours) 2020.219 ×closed 2020.220 open (for Guided tours) 2020.221 open (for Guided tours) 2020.222 open (for Guided tours)
2020.223 open (for Guided tours) 2020.224 open (for Guided tours) 2020.225 open (for Guided tours) 2020.226 ×closed 2020.227 ×closed 2020.228 open (for Guided tours) 2020.229 open (for Guided tours)

April 2020

2020.41 ×closed 2020.42 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.43 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.44 open(for Self-guided tours)
2020.45 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.46 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.47 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.48 ×closed 2020.49 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.410 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.411 open(for Self-guided tours)
2020.412 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.413 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.414 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.415 ×closed 2020.416 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.417 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.418 TBDTo be determined.
2020.419 TBDTo be determined. 2020.420 TBDTo be determined. 2020.421 TBDTo be determined. 2020.422 ×closed 2020.423 TBDTo be determined. 2020.424 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.425 open(for Self-guided tours)
2020.426 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.427 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.428 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.429 open(for Self-guided tours) 2020.430 TBDTo be determined.

The schedule from May 1st will be announced on this page and others as soon as it is determined.

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.