Visit of the General Public to the Inui Street in the Imperial Palace in Tokyo
(Photo:Imperial Household Agency)
Vistors are welcome to see the Daijokyu, the complex specially built for the Daijosai, an important ceremony accompanying the enthronement of the Emperor. The precedents of the ceremony date back at least to the 7 th century. Having ascended the Throne on 1 May 2019, His Majesty the Emperor performed the main rituals of the Daijosai from the evening of 14 November to the predawn
of 15 November.
- 21 November 2019 - 8 December 2019
- 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
(Visitors may be required to wait in the queue for a long period of time, so please allow sufficient time to get to the entrance. It may take close to 30 minutes to walk from the stations in the vicinity to the entrance.)
- Entrance Gate:
- Sakashita-mon Gate
The distance from the Sakashita-mon-Gate to the Daijokyu is about 900m.
(In the period from 30 November to 8 December, visitors can have a choice between the main route to the Daijokyu and the alternative route via the Inui Street. Please consult the route map.)
- Exit Gates(to be closed at 4 p.m.):
- Ote-mon Gate，
- Hirakawa-mon Gate，
- Kitahane-bashi-mon Gate
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