Imperial Palace Tokyo, Japan - Top Travel Destination
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Otemachi station Takebashi station Nijubashimae station
Address: 1-1-1 Chiyoda, Chiyoda-ku,
Imperial palace is located in the centre of Tokyo, near Tokyo station. It is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan, and it was built on the site of the old Edo castle.
Nowadays the grounds of the castle are divided into two parts. In the western part is the Imperial Palace, where the private quarters of the current Emperor Akihito, his relatives and numerous courtiers are located. This part of the castle is closed to visitors.
The eastern part is East Garden of the Imperial Palace and it is freely accessible.