• JIJI

  • SHARE

Crown Prince Akishino and his wife, Crown Princess Kiko, returned to Tokyo by air on Saturday morning after visiting Mie, Nara and Kyoto prefectures from Wednesday.

The couple visited the Ise shrine complex in Mie on Thursday and the mausoleums of Emperor Jinmu in Nara and those of Emperor Komei and Emperor Meiji in Kyoto, both on Friday, reporting the completion in 2020 of Rikkoshi-no-Rei ceremonies to proclaim Crown Prince Akishino’s rise to first in line to the throne.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)