On February 21, 2024, Kyoto City announced that conservation repairs and earthquake-proofing work on the Nijo Castle Honmaru Palace (Nakagyo Ward), an important cultural property, will be completed in March, and that it will open to the public in September. Advance reservations will be required, and the number of participants will be limited to around 15 people, and there will be an admission fee (1,000 yen for the general public) in addition to the entrance fee. This is the first time in 18 years that the Honmaru Palace has been opened to the public.

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