Tokyo Imperial Palace

The Tokyo Imperial Palace is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-like area located in Chiyoda City and close to Tokyo Station. The actual residence cannot be visited but the site houses the Imperial Palace East Gardens and other interesting spots.

Above, Nijubashi bridge.

Above, the area in front of the palace.

Above, moat surrounding the palace.

The promenade surrounding the moat of the palace is a popular jogging spot.

Above, Wadakura Fountain Park.

Above, Japanese black pines.

Above, resting at the Kokyogaien National Garden Plaza.

Above, statue of Kusunoki Masashige.

Above, view of Kokyogaien National Garden Plaza from the Marunouchi Building.

Above, resting at the Kitanomaru Garden.

Above, moat near the entrance to the Imperial Palace East Gardens.

Above, a stone toro (Japanese lantern) inside the East Gardens.

Above, exit of the Imperial Palace East Gardens.

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