State Guest House Akasaka Palace

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Mesmerizing and polished, State Guest House Akasaka Palace stands up to its nickname - “the Versailles of Japan”. Paved with white marble, the neo-baroque building comes highly recommended by travelers around the world and is recognized to be a hidden treasure among Tokyo's concrete jungle. Stretching out to about 123 acres (50 hectares), Akasaka Palace is the venue for spectacular diplomatic parties welcoming foreign presidents and monarchs coming to Japan. The palace was designated a National Treasure of Japan in 2009.

Photograph provided by State Guest House, Cabinet Office

1.5 Hours
Telephone Number
Postal code
2-1-1 Moto-Akasaka, Minato-ku Tokyo
Method of payment
Recommended season
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Business Hours
Monday・Tuesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 10:00~17:00

Admisson Fee
JPY2000 / Adult

You can pay less if you just want to visit the main building(JPY1500), the Japanese building (JPY1500)or the garden(JPY300) .
Students discounts are available. People with disabilities and one accompanying person get free admission.
Prices may change in case of special exhibitions.

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