Emperor visits father's tomb before April 30 abdication

National Apr 23, 2019

Emperor visits father's tomb before April 30 abdication

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited the tomb of Emperor Showa in Hachioji, western Tokyo, on Tuesday for an official ceremony to mark the Emperor's abdication on April 30. The visit to his father's mausoleum in the Musashino Imperial Graveyard is among the 11 ceremonies ...