Many facilities in Japan that often tourists visit decided to temporarily close for a few weeks as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Below is the list of closed facilities that Hub Japan editors team could find as much as we can. Although the information listed here is according to official websites of each facility, please check the latest information at the facility’s websites. (Information last updated on March 23, 2020)

Sightseeing spots

Toyosu Market

All tourists prohibited from entering the market, including the tune auction.
Date: February 29 to unset
Website: http://www.toyosu-market.or.jp

Tokyo Sky Tree

Date: March 1 to unset
Website: http://www.tokyo-skytree.jp/en/
Tokyo Solamachi shopping mall is open as usual but may change depending on the situation.

Meiji Shrine (Museum)

Date: March 2, 2020, to unset
Website: http://www.meijijingu.or.jp/english/index.html
The shrine is open as usual but may change depending on the situation

Kabukiza Theater

Date: Cancelled depending on the program (Updated March 23: All programs canceled until the end of March)
Website: https://www.kabukiweb.net/theatres/kabukiza/information/index.html

Team Lab Planets

Date: February 29 to April 5, 2020
Website: https://planets.teamlab.art/tokyo/

Amusement Parks

Tokyo Disneyland & DisneySea

Date: February 29 to early April, 2020
Website: https://www.tokyodisneyresort.jp/en/index.html

Sanrio Puroland

Date: February 22 to early April, 2020
Website: https://en.puroland.jp

Tokyo One Piece Tower

Date: February 28 to March 21, 2020 (Updated March 23: Tokyo One Piece Tower reopened from March 22, 2020)
Website: https://onepiecetower.tokyo
Stores and restaurants are open as usual but may change depending on the situation.

KidZania Tokyo

Date: March 2 to April 5, 2020
Website: http://www.kidzania.jp/tokyo/en/

Museums

Tokyo National Museum

Date: February 27 to unset
Website: https://www.tnm.jp/?lang=en

Ghibli Museum

Date: February 25 to April 28, 2020
Website: http://www.ghibli-museum.jp/en/

National Museum of Nature and Science

Date: February 29 to unset
Website: https://www.kahaku.go.jp/english/

Edo-Tokyo Museum

Date: February 29 to March 31, 2020
Website: https://www.edo-tokyo-museum.or.jp/en/

The National Art Center Tokyo

Date: February 29 to unset
Website: https://www.nact.jp/english/

Aquariums and Zoos

Ueno Zoo

Date: February 29 to March 31, 2020
Website: https://www.tokyo-zoo.net/english/ueno/index.html

Sunshine Aquarium

March 3, 2020 to unset
Website: https://sunshinecity.jp/en/aquarium/

Sumida Aquarium

Date: March 1 to early April
Website: https://www.sumida-aquarium.com/en/

Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa

Date: February 29 to March 31, 2020
Website: http://www.aqua-park.jp/aqua/en/

Tokyo Sea Life Park

Date: February 29 to March 31, 2020
Website: https://www.tokyo-zoo.net/english/kasai/index.html

Official information about coronavirus from ministries

Visitors hotline (JNTO): https://www.jnto.go.jp/jpn/projects/visitor_support/japanvisitorhotline.pdf

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare: https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/newpage_00032.html

 

The information in this article is as of the published or updated date