by Bryce Marley-Jarrett
Today Japlanning are taking a look at one of the biggest sights in Japan, The Imperial Palace. Home to the emperor of Japan and his family, these massive grounds are open to the public just twice a year, unless you get on a tour. Luckily Japlanning have the hook up to tell you how easily you can get on a free tour and witness the beauty of these grounds, and learn its rich history for yourself.
Now you may be thinking: the palace must be thousands of years old? Well, not quite. Actually the imperial palace is quite new, with it becoming the official residence of the emperor of Japan in 1888 when the emperor moved into the newly completed palace from the Imperial Palace in Kyoto, which was the imperial capital of Japan for thousands of years prior.Read More