Jan 19, 2018

Emperor and Empress pay visit to future abode

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited their future home on Friday, an Imperial property they will temporarily move to after the Emperor abdicates on April 30, 2019. The Takanawa Imperial Residence in Tokyo's Minato Ward is the former home of Prince and Princess Takamatsu and ...

Imperial Palace's Inui Street to be opened on Dec. 2-10

Nov 15, 2017

Imperial Palace's Inui Street to be opened on Dec. 2-10

The Imperial Household Agency said Wednesday that it will open Inui Street, running through the Imperial Palace in central Tokyo, to the public on Dec. 2-10. The road, which runs from the Sakashita gate to the Inui gate, is open to the public twice a ...