We just spent 2 weeks in Tokyo and this must be our 10th trip to Japan. This was our first to the Imperial grounds. We made a reservation as the numbers admitted we supposed to under 30. A surprise when the admitted both those who...More
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The main part of the palace is only open for guided tours. However the East Garden is open every day (not M and F) and is fantastic. I visited in December and the remaining autumn colour made for a very atmospheric enviroment.
Be prepared for a group of 500 when visiting the Imperial Palace. We had prebooked online expecting a group of around 200, but they issue another 300 places on a first cone basis on the day Everything was extremely well organised and almost military in...More
Only walked the perimeter as an early morning exercise walk.Very busy activity for exercise buffs! Could not enter the grounds of the palace as we were out of opening hours. None the less the walk provided ample of subject matter for the photography buffs!
We did this on our second day in Tokyo and did about a three hour walk getting here (there is transportation lol), we just chose to see more of the city and it was well worth it. It was quite the hike here and even...More