Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Japan: What’s Open Now??

Places and Tourist Attractions in Japan that are Open during the Coronavirus Shutdowns

Due to the prevention of Coronavirus (Covid-19) spread, numbers of facilities and tourist attractions are temporarily closed in Japan including Tokyo Disneyland/DisneySea, Universal Studios Japan, Ghibli Museum, Teamlab Borderless as well as some events such as Anime Japan 2020, cherry blossom festivals, etc.

-List of the places in Japan that are closed temporarily due to Coronavirus (Covid-19):

-Cancellations of cherry blossom festivals in Japan due to Coronavirus (Covid-19):

At this moment, it’s advised to stay away from crowded places and keep contact with others to a minimum to prevent infection and spread of the coronavirus. If you are currently travelling in Japan, this could be a huge disappointment as you may need to give up some of the places you were planning to visit.

However, in case you wish to do some sightseeing and special activities while travelling in Japan during this coronavirus shutdowns, there are places and attractions that are still available such as temples and shrines, Onsen, private activities including cooking classes and tea ceremonies.

In this article, I am sharing the list of places in Japan which are open during the coronavirus (Covid-19) shutdowns.

Please check their official websites for the latest information before visiting because: 
-listed attractions and activities may be closed at any time
-some of facilities, attractions and events may be not available at listed places
-operation hours may be changed at some places
due to prevent spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19).
Also, if you have symptoms similar to cold or flu, please refrain from visiting these places.


Sensoji Temple

Meiji Jingu Shrine

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Yoyogi Park (partially closed)

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Tokyo Tower

Shibuya Sky

Tokyo Imperial Palace

Kawaii Monster Cafe

Tokyo Legoland (closed on 28 and 29 March)

Tokyo Odaiba Oedo Onsen Monogatari

Hedgehog Cafe HARRY

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Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

Namba Yasaka Shrine

Osaka Umeda Sky Building

Tsutenkaku Tower

Osaka Expo ’70 Commemorative Park


Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine

Kinkakuji Temple

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Kyoto Tower

Kyoto Manga Museum

Arashiyama Bamboo Forest

Arashiyama Monkey Park

Ine no Funaya

Hokkaido & Tohoku

Moerenuma Park

Goryokaku Tower

Hirosaki Castle

Zao Fox Village

Kanto Area

Nikko Toshogu Shrine

Ashikaga Flower Park

Moomin Valley Park

Yokohama Ramen Museum

Temples and Shrines in Kamakura

Hakone Open-Air Museum

Hakone Yunessun

Central Japan

Fuji-Q Highland (outdoor facilities)

Fuji Five Lakes

Fuji Panoramic Ropeway

Legoland Japan Resort

Jigokudani Monkey Park

Kenrokuen Garden

Kanazawa 21st Century Museum

Shirakawago Village

Nagashima Spa Land

Nabana no Sato

Ise Jingu Shrine

Western Japan

Lake Biwa

Todaiji Temple

Nara Park

Adventure World

Kobe City Museum

Kobe Fashion Museum

Himeji Castle

Adachi Museum

Izumo Taisha Shrine

Okayama Korakuen Garden

Hiroshima A-Bomb Dome

Itsukushima Shrine

Kyushu & Okinawa

Fukuoka Tower

Fukuoka Art Museum: 27 February to 20 March 2020

Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

Beppu Onsen

Huis Ten Bosch (outdoor facilities)

Churaumi Aquarium

Okinawa World

Ryukyu Mura

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Having introduced opened places in Japan during the coronavirus shutdowns, many tourists may be concerned about going out at all at this right moment. If you’d prefer to stay home or in your hotel room, there are several contents that you can enjoy while being in Japan such as watching anime, dramas, movies, reading manga or books, play games and so on. If you need extra data or fast-speed internet, consider getting the best pocket WiFi option in Japan, too.

For more information about things to do in Japan during the Coronavirus outbreak, please check out the listed articles below:

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