Posts Tagged ‘ Imperial Palace ’

Japan:A Closer Look At Tokyo-Part 2

Feb 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Regional Travel Resources, Tokyo and Vicinity

Today Honor (UKTokyoite) from Tokyotopia continues her series of guests posts on Tokyo in our Japan: A Closer Look Series. Last week she shared some fun things to do and see in southern Tokyo and today she will tells us about some of the great things to do and see in the northern half of […]

A Rare Opportunity to Enter Japan’s Imperial Palace

Dec 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Events, Tokyo and Vicinity

The Imperial Palace, home to Their Majesties, the Emperor and Empress of Japan, is only open to visitors on two days each year: the Emperor’s Birthday and January 2nd.  His Imperial Majesty, The Emperor Akihito, ascended to the throne upon his father’s death in 1989 and will turn 75 on December 23rd, a national holiday […]