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Tokyo Imperial Palace Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide
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Tokyo Imperial Palace Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide
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Take a short, value-packed trip to Tokyo Imperial Palace, accompanied by a nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guide!<br><br>Although Tokyo Imperial Palace is a required desitination if you're interested in the history of Japan, it can also be admired for its natural beauty as you stroll its wide grounds. <br><br>Your tour will start by meeting your nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guide at Otemon Gate, the main entrance to the palace. From there you will explore the East Garden situated to the east of the Imperial Palace.<br><br>All of this and much more can be found on this historic site, formerly home of Edo Castle and the Tokugawa shogunate 400 years ago.<br><br>Note*1: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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This beautiful palace, which is surrounded by lush gardens, is incongruously set in bustling Tokyo, yet it evokes a tranquility and calm that's hard to find elsewhere. It's a beautiful place to go for a walk or meditate.
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Tucked away in the heart of the city, the Imperial Palace is majestic a sight. Made my way for a morning run and it was quite an experience, although the chilly weather was a slight dampener. Would certainly recommend trying it out as it was quite an experience joining all the
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The Imperial Palace open for public only twice a year, one during the New Year, another day is on the Emperor Birthday. However, the view from the outside was lovely. Also, the outdoor Japanese Garden is very peaceful. It's a great walk from Tokyo Station to the Palace. Should
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Although the gardens were pretty, serene and peaceful and the grounds were well kept and designed, they did not evoke the sense I had anticipated. No fault of the garden design but it was the wrong season to visit. Yes, the buildings, the general layout and structure of the
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We went to the Imperial Place on our last day in Tokyo and left with some lovely memories.The Palace is a beautiful building and the gardens are well worth the walk. It is a lovely place to go to refuel in amongst the hustle and bustle that is Tokyo. As soon as you stepped
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