COVID-19 Gradual Reopening
This region is beginning the slow process to reopen after the COVID-19 closures.
Measures are in place to prevent the further spread of the virus, and social distancing and hand sanitisation rules will still apply.
Some venues in this area may remain closed or be disrupted, however many are gradually allowing visitors again.
Updated 23 May 2020
An ancient city, Kyoto served as the capital of Japan for over 1000 years from around 794. It is dotted with historic castles, temples and shrines, plus a wide range of craft workshops and stores, many of which have been operating for centuries.