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IMPERIAL PALACE

Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 25, 2023
Imperial Palace street opened for cherry blossom viewing
The general public is allowed to visit the street until April 2, with no advance reservation required. It is open between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. each day.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 2, 2020
Imperial Palace reopens to public after two-month closure
The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace grounds reopened Tuesday to the public after a closure of about two months due to the novel coronavirus.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 19, 2020
Japan's former emperor and empress move out of palace after 26 years
Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko on Thursday moved out of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, their home since 1993, in a first step toward swapping residences with the current emperor and his family.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 26, 2019
Ceremony held to kick off construction of halls for Daijosai imperial succession rite
A ceremony was held Friday on the Imperial Palace grounds to mark the start of construction of the temporary halls to be used in a key imperial succession rite this fall.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 14, 2019
Emperor Naruhito receives first briefing from Abe since ascending to throne
Emperor Naruhito met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday for his first official briefing about the current situation at home and abroad since he ascended to the Chrysanthemum Throne on May 1.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 8, 2019
In first palace ritual of his reign, Japan's emperor reports enthronement plans to his ancestors
Emperor Naruhito performed his first formal ritual within the Imperial Palace on Wednesday following his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne last week, ceremonially reporting to his ancestors that he will take part in major enthronement rites this fall.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 7, 2019
Emperor Naruhito conducts first regular duties at Imperial Palace
Emperor Naruhito carried out his first regular duties in his new role at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Tuesday, the Imperial Household Agency said.
JAPAN
May 7, 2019
Drone flights reported again near Imperial Palace in Tokyo in wake of ascension
Riot police observed what they thought was a drone flying over the Kitanomaru Garden located just north of the palace at around 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 3, 2019
Tokyo police investigating drone flights near imperial residences a day after emperor's accession
The unmanned aircraft were seen Thursday night near the Imperial Palace, the Akasaka Estate — the current home of Emperor Naruhito — and the Musashino Imperial Graveyard in Hachioji.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 1, 2019
Japan's former emperor and empress to switch residences with their successors in Tokyo
Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko are set to vacate the Imperial Palace following Tuesday's abdication, to make way for the new emperor and his family as they hand over their public duties and look forward to leisurely days.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 25, 2019
Security to be tightened in central Tokyo in preparation for Reiwa Era celebrations
Thousands of police officers will be deployed next week to enhance security in central Tokyo, as areas surrounding the Imperial Palace are expected to overflow with people celebrating the beginning of the new era on May 1.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 30, 2018
Imperial Palace tours to be made fully available in Chinese
The Imperial Household Agency said Monday that it will start fully offering Chinese-language guided tours around the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Thursday, in an addition to the existing Japanese and English tours.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 20, 2018
Imperial Palace to offer guided tours in English from May
The Imperial Household Agency will start offering guided tours of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo in English from May 1 in response to the ongoing growth in tourism.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 24, 2018
Imperial Palace grounds reopen to public for Japan's cherry blossom season
A normally restricted section of the Imperial Palace compound in Tokyo opened to the public on Saturday, allowing visitors to admire the blooming cherry trees there for the first time since 2016.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 7, 2017
New Tokyo Station plaza offers a more pleasant promenade to the Imperial Palace
A new plaza on the Marunouchi side of Tokyo Station was unveiled Thursday after years of construction, offering pedestrians a much improved promenade from the station to the Imperial Palace.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 24, 2017
Multilingual audio tourist guide app offered for Japan's Imperial sites
The Imperial Household Agency started offering a multilingual tourist guide using a smartphone application Tuesday in a bid to attract more foreign visitors to places with Imperial connections.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 25, 2016
Imperial Palace tour now available without prior reservation
The Imperial Household Agency on Saturday introduced a same-day registration system for guided tours of parts of the Imperial Palace in central Tokyo so some visitors can gain entry without prior reservations.
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Dec 31, 2015
Tokyo running events for the casual jogger
If watching the Tokyo-Hakone ekiden inspires you to test your own running ability, you could try your luck at a number of other races in the capital in January.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 6, 2015
Tens of thousands flock to the Imperial Palace for annual viewing of autumn foliage
An estimated 28,000 people thronged the Imperial Palace's Inui Road for the second annual viewing of the autumn leaves on Saturday, the first day of the event, which will remain open to public until Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / AT A GLANCE
Oct 6, 2015
Tokyo's Imperial Palace grounds are peaceful oasis amid concrete jungle
Adjacent to modern high-rises in the Otemachi business district, just a 10-minute walk from JR Tokyo Station, visitors can step into nature, peace and beauty in the grounds of the historic Imperial Palace. The area is a fine place to stretch out on the grass and enjoy a picnic or simply breathe in the...

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