Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Kokyo Ippan Sanga

New Year's Congratulatory Visit to Imperial Palace. The public is allowed to pass the Nijubashi Bridge on this special occasion. The Imperial family is 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.