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Business Hours & Holidays

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Business Hours

  Weekdays Sat. Sun. & National Holidays
Banks 09:00-15:00 closed closed
Post Offices 09:00-17:00 closed closed
Dept. Stores 10:00-20:00 10:00-20:00 10:00-19:30
Shops 10:00-20:00 10:00-20:00 10:00-20:00
Museums 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00
Offices 09:00-17:00 closed closed

Some main post offices are open seven days a week.
Most department stores are closed for two to three weekdays a month.
Most museums are closed on Mondays.

National Holidays

Date Name of the Day
January 1st New Year's Holiday
The 2nd Monday of January Coming-of-Age Day
February 11th National Foundation Day
March 20th Vernal Equinox Day
April 29th Showa Day
May 3rd Constitution Memorial Day
May 4th Greenery Day
May 5th Children's Day
The 3rd Monday of July Maritime Day
The 3rd Monday of September Respect for the Aged Day
September 23rd Autumnal Equinox Day
The 2nd Monday of October Health and Sports Day
November 3rd Culture Day
November 23rd Labor Thanksgiving Day
December 23rd The Emperor's Birthday