Tokyo Imperial Palace, Japan

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05 Dec Tokyo Imperial Palace, Japan

The Tokyo Imperial Palace is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-like area located in the Chiyoda area of Tokyo close to Tokyo Station and contains several buildings including the main palace, the private residences of the imperial family and a museum. The palace is generally closed to the public except for the Imperial Household Agency and the East Gardens however the public is permitted to enter each New Year (January 2) and on the Emperor’s Birthday.

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