Imperial Palace
save place
Photos (1)
Plane loader
Animated dots
Original bb8038f66c9f26b75245cc3731429a73.jpg?1470591048?ixlib=rails 0.3
Imperial Palace

The residence of Japan’s imperial family is located inside a lovely park in the heart of Tokyo. The palace was originally built in 1888, after the capital moved from Kyoto to Tokyo, and then restored following damage incurred during World War II. Its grounds are not open to the public, but standing in Kokyo Gaien, the Imperial Palace plaza, you can see the 16th-century watchtower Fushimi-Yagura, which originally stood in Kyoto, and the Nijubashi bridges, which lead to the palace’s inner grounds.

Have you been here? Share a tip or a photo with fellow travelers.
Original aud dev 300x350 example