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A Rare Opportunity to Enter Japan’s Imperial Palace

Dec 6th, 2008 | By Shane Sakata | 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 […]