京都

Kyoto

COVID-19 Closures: State of Emergency Declared

The Japanese government has declared a month-long state of emergency for several prefectures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe.

Many facilities across Japan have already closed, and many non-essential services are expected to shut down due to the declaration, without notice.

Updated 8 April 2020

About Kyoto

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.

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Kyoto Neighbourhoods