Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako will visit Britain at the end of June, spending three days as guests of King Charles III, Buckingham Palace confirmed Tuesday.

The imperial couple is due to arrive on June 22, but will spend the first three days in private engagements before beginning the official state visit, which will run from June 25 to 27.

Emperor Naruhito, 64, will meet Charles and his wife Queen Camilla as well as the monarch's elder son and heir Prince William and other British royals in the first Japanese state visit to the U.K. in over two decades.