Tour Report on December 2 (East Garden of Imperial Palace)

We thank all guests joining our East Gardens of Imperial Palace tour on Dec. 2.
Number of guests counted 23 from 13 countries all over the world.

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It was a lovely warm day and our guests enjoyed the tour under blue sky. Autumn foliage around the tour route were still on season.  Red and yellow colored leaves and falling leaves were shining.

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If you stay in Tokyo this week, recommend you to visit the limited time only events at the Imperial Palace.

The Imperial Palace opens Inui Street to the public for the first time in a year and a half to let people view its autumn leaves.

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Visitors can walk along the 750-meter road, which runs from the entrance, Sakashita Gate, to the Inui Gate between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. from Dec. 2 until Dec. 10.  The Imperial Household stated the visitor count on the first day reached approx. 21,000 people.

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Imperial Palace

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Fujimi Tamon

 

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Path to East Garden

Following the street,  you can see a part of Imperial Palace where the royal family greet to public twice a year (Emperor’s birthday and new year on Jan. 2.  In addition to that, there are lots of view point, e.g. classic wood and stone walls, authentic gate, quiet and quaint moat, etc.

 

 

(posted by A. Toeda)

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