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The gate marks the entrance to the imperial palace area
It is a beautiful place and must see for visitors to Tokyo
inside the gate is the starting point for many runners around the imperial palace which is approximately 5 km
The Soto Sakuradamon Gate is on the south side of the palace grounds and remains open all the time. It allows joggers and bike riding around the south east side of the palace and provides access to the east side where the primary tourist entry...More
Soto Sakuradamon Gate is very close to the entrance of the Eastern Imperial Gardens.
The gate itself is very impressive and shows some of the fascinating history that is still present in downtown Tokyo!
This is one of a number of impressive gates into the outer area of the Imperial Palace and is quite impressive and if you are visiting then it is a good exercise to ealk around the Palace and enter this gate..
Sakuradamon, beautiful in its own right, is a nice starting point for a walk (or run) counter-clockwise around the Imperial Palace, a total of 5 kilometers. This will take you past all the gorgeous spots of the Palace, including the East Garden and Nijuubashi (Bridge)....More
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants, bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art galleries.