Tour report of THE EAST GARDEN OF THE IMPERIAL PALACE on 2019.10.5
- East Gardens of the Imperial Palace
Thank you for joining one of TFWT tours visiting the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace on October 5th. We welcomed 23 guests from USA(8), Israel(7), UK(2), Mexico(2), Philippine(2), Germany(1), Spain(1).
The day was extraordinary hot day even in October with the temperature over 30 deg C. However, sun light becomes softer and humid comes to be milder than mid summer. Some guests could fortunately encounter rainbow under bright sunlight at Wada-kura fountain park on the tour route.
Now, in the East Garden of Imperial Palace, several constructions are on going.
As has been announced by previous post, the main one is the construction of “Daijo-kyu” in the wide open space locating at the center of East Garden.
The same one was prepared at the timing of enthronement of former Emperor 31 year ago, but the construction site was entirely hidden at that time.
On the other hand, these are observable up to this tour day, fortunately. It is said that this follows the idea of “tradition should be more open and close to public”, but the exact plan how it will be handled until the day, Nov.14th and 15th, is not officially announced until now.
Anyway, East Garden of Imperial Palace accepted 1,650,000 guest last year. Just stroll around is not bad, but if you will be able to know history of the place in detail by TFWT guides, the visit will be more fruitful. And this is also pleasure of us.
We are looking forward to have time with you or with your friend again at series of TFWT hosted tours in future.
For more information about our tour, please visit our East Gardens of the Imperial Palace tour site, Facebook, and TripAdvisor page!
(posted by Masao)