The current Imperial Palace was once called Edo Castle and has been the residence of the Emperor since the Meiji Era. There is a tranquility within the palace grounds that belies its location in central Tokyo See more details
|Business Hours|| The Imperial Palace tour is scheduled twice a day at 10a.m. and 1:30p.m. with each tour lasting up to 90 minutes. The Imperial Palace Outer Gardens and the East Gardens can be seen freely.
Below are the fixed holidays
(1) Weekends and national holidays
(2) Afternoons from July 21st to August 31st
(3) New Year’s holidays (December 28th-January 4th)
(4) Any days which are necessary for holding events and similar functions
|Address||Imperial Palace, 1-1 Chiyoda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo See map|