New Year's Congratulatory Visit to Imperial Palace, by people who are allowed to pass the Nijubashi Bridge on this special occasion. The Imperial Family are scheduled to appear on the balcony to respond to the homage of people.
Schedule & Key events:
10:10 a.m.-, 11 a.m.-, 11:50 a.m.-, from 1:30 p.m.: and 2:20 p.m.-
Location: Imperial Palace, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line to Nijubashi-mae Sta. (C10), and then walk 3 min.
Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.