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NAKED Summer Festival 2024 Tickets at World Heritage Nijo-jo Castle

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Experience Nijo-jo Castle's NAKED Summer Festival 2024, featuring Kyoto's biggest projection mapping fireworks display.


  • Ancient meets modern at Nijo-jo Castle, where illuminated historic buildings serve as a backdrop for a massive fireworks show.

  • High-tech projection mapping and augmented reality displays create an artistic blend of Japanese culture and cutting-edge digital art.

  • The Hyper Ennichi area is a must-visit. Enjoy a mix of live performances, food stalls, and workshops celebrating Japan's traditions.

  • Enjoy utmost flexibility with weekday passes, weekend, and holiday access, or combo tickets with Kyoto Tower Deck views or access to the aquarium.

  • Did you know? Nijo-jo Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is renowned for its stunning 17th-century architecture and beautiful gardens.


  • Entry to NAKED Summer Festival 2024 at Nijo Castle

  • Entry to Kyoto Tower observation deck (optional)

  • Entry to Kyoto Aquarium (optional)

  • Entry to NINJA show (optional)

  • NAKED Original glowing goods (optional)

  • Access to Daidokoro area festival stalls (optional)

  • Commemorative photo with NINJA (optional)


  • Entry to Ninomaru Palace

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Historic enchantment meets modern innovation at Nijo-jo Castle

Journey through time as you revel in the blend of traditional charm and modern artistry at the NAKED Summer Festival 2024, held at Nijo-jo Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From Jul 26 to Aug 18, 2024, witness the rich history of the castle, constructed in 1603, and brought to life under the spectacle of contemporary digital art by renowned artists. Take a stroll through the intricate Karamon gate and witness the national treasure, Ninomaru Palace.

Kyoto's biggest fireworks fisplay & engaging activities

The vivacious festival atmosphere pulsates with life as it gets divided into 3 major areas. Feast on a variety of treats from food stalls and participate in archery, a local favorite activity, at the Hyper Ennichi area. As the sun sets, witness Kyoto's largest projection mapping fireworks display, viewable from the moat inside the castle. This display, set against the backdrop of a castle initially built in 1603 for Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first shogun of the Edo Period, beautifully blends history and modern technology, painting a vivid portrait of the festival's theme: a merger of the old and the new.

What's not allowed

  • Keep in mind monopods and tripods are not allowed on this experience. Pack wisely!

  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience.


  • This experience is wheelchair accessible.

  • Your guide dogs are welcome at the venue.

Additional Information

  • The URL certificate must be presented on a mobile phone with internet access. The voucher requires internet access to open.

  • Please allow staff to operate the ticket. If the ticket shows as used, it is no longer valid.

  • The exhibition is open daily during the scheduled period, rain or shine. In case of stormy weather, it may be canceled for safety reasons.

  • Nijo Castle tickets (including World Heritage Nijo Castle Ichiguchi Jōshū donation benefits and Kyoto Citizen's Annual Passport) cannot be used for admission to this exhibition.

Operating hours

Jul 26 to Aug 18, 2024

  • Daily: 6:30pm to 10pm

  • Note: The last entry is at 9:20pm. Depending on the queue, reception may end before the designated time.

Kyoto Tower Observation Deck

  • Daily: 10am to 9pm (last admission at 8:30pm)

Kyoto Aquarium

  • Please check the operating hours before your visit as the schedule is erratic.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Display the mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

Ticket redemption points

NAKED Summer Festival Nijo Castle

  • Show your ticket at Nijo Castle.

  • Address: 541 Nijo-dori Horikawa Nishiiru Nijo-jo cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-city, Kyoto.

Get directions to the redemption point

Kyoto Tower Observation Deck

  • Show your ticket at Kyoto Tower.

  • Address: 721-1 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8216, Japan.

Get directions to the redemption point

Kyoto Aquarium

  • Show your ticket at Kyoto Tower.

  • Address: 梅小路公園, 内, 35-1 Kankijicho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8835, Japan

Get directions to the redemption point

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