Tokyo sights and attractions are temporarily closed to stop the spread of Covid-19

To curb the spread of the Covid-19 Omicron variant, a number of popular Tokyo attractions are temporarily closed from January 11 until further notice. As reported by Kyodo Newsup to now, the installations concerned are those managed by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, such as zoos and aquariums, Japanese and botanical gardens, and museums. However, public parks and libraries will remain open.

Check the list of temporarily closed attractions below before you go.

Zoos and aquariums

Ueno Zoological Garden

Tama Zoological Park

Inokashira Park Zoo

Tokyo Marine Life Park

Based on the calendar on each site’s website, zoos and aquariums are most likely closed until the end of March.

japanese gardens

Hama-rikyu Gardens

Kiyosumi Gardens

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

Kyu Furukawa Gardens

Kyu Iwasaki-tei Gardens

Kyu Shiba Rikyu Gardens

Mukojima Hyakkaen Gardens

Rikugien Gardens

Tonogayato Gardens

Botanical gardens

Jindai Botanical Garden

Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome


Kachidoki Bridge Museum

police museum

fire museum

Tokyo Aqueduct Historical Museum

Tokyo Metropolitan Hydraulic Science Museum

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum

This list will be updated as more sites announce temporary closures.

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