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.
Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens
Kyu Furukawa Gardens
Kyu Iwasaki-tei Gardens
Kyu Shiba Rikyu Gardens
Mukojima Hyakkaen Gardens
Jindai Botanical Garden
Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome
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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