Emperor, Empress Visit Mausoleum Of Emperor Showa

Emperor, Empress visit Mausoleum of Emperor Showa

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have visited the Mausoleum of Emperor Showa in western Tokyo to report his abdication on April 30.

The couple waved to well-wishers as they left the Imperial Palace on Tuesday morning.

Imperial Couple Visit Mausoleum Of Emperor Jinmu

Imperial couple visit mausoleum of Emperor Jinmu

Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have paid their respects at the mausoleum of Emperor Jinmu. The visit was one of the ceremonies leading up to the Emperor's abdication on April 30.

The Emperor and Empress were in Kyoto on Monday before traveling by train to Kashihara City in Nara Prefecture on Tuesday. The couple were then driven to the tomb of the legendary first emperor.

Replica Of Tokugawa Hidetada’s Lost Mausoleum Returns Home For 1st Time

Replica of Tokugawa Hidetada’s lost mausoleum returns home for 1st timeA spectacular scale replica of the Taitokuin Mausoleum has returned to Japan after an absence of more than 100 years.
Part of the British Royal Collection, the 1:10 scale replica Meiji Era (1868-1912) model will go on long-term display at Zojoji temple in Tokyo’s Minato Ward, where the original building once stood, beginning April 2.