Works and Temporarily Closed Places to Visit in Japan

You will find below a list of the main Japanese monuments undergoing renovation works, suspended transportation lines and tourist sites currently closed in Japan.

Renovation works usually last several months to several years. Natural disaster such as volcanic eruptions, massive typhoons or earthquakes can also damage popular touristic places, especially castles, temples, shrines and sometimes Japanese gardens.

In spring 2020, as a precautionary measure in the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak, several museums and indoor attractions in Japan have closed for several weeks, and many public events were canceled.

This list is non-exhaustive, but updated on a regular basis. Places are sorted out by alphabetical order: