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Guided Tour of the Imperial Palace (Free of charge)

Generally conducted twice a day in the morning and in the afternoon

See the calendar below for the no tour days

 

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No tours  : All day (no tours) : No morning tour  : No afternoon tour

简体中文版

 

Capacity

  Walk-in: 300 persons per tour on a first-come basis; numbered tickets will be issued

Prior registration: 200 persons per tour (1 group should not exceed 50 persons)

  ※Those under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Groups (less than 10 persons) of junior or senior high school students with applications from their schools may be allowed to participate.

 

  Morning tour   9:00 am ~   Numbered tickets will be distributed     

           9:30 am ~   Registration starts

            10:00 am      Tour starts

            11:15 am      Tour ends

 

  Afternoon tour   12:30 pm ~   Numbered tickets will be distributed

             1:00 pm ~   Registration starts

             1:30 pm      Tour starts

             2:45 pm      Tour ends

    

What to bring: a valid form of identification

  Participants will be asked to present a valid form of identification, such as passports, residence cards, or driver’s license. Photocopied IDs are not accepted.

 

 

Directions for walk-in registration

 

Bring a valid form of identification outside the Kikyo-mon gate of the Imperial Palace.

Numbered tickets will be distributed one hour prior to the starting time of the tour. Take one ticket per person. Following the entry at the Kikyo-mon gate, you will be asked to fill in an application form.

 

The free Audio Guide app.

 

 

Directions for prior registration

 

Online Application

Applications are accepted from 5:00 am on the first day of the month preceding the tour date.

 ・To apply, visit the website click on “Application for Visit,” select the date of your visit and fill in the required information. Register the members’ list within 7 days from the date of your application.

 ・Application should be completed no later than four days prior to the tour date.

 ・Upon completion of the application, a permit notice will be issued via the online application system.

 ・Once the application has been accepted, no changes may be made to the date and time of the tour, the list of participants, except reducing the number of participants.

 ・Even if you fail to apply online due to no vacancy, Please try telephone Application below.

 

Telephone Application

Applications are accepted from the first day of the month preceding the tour date.

Person who will not participate in the tour may apply on behalf of other persons.

 ・Make a reservation by telephone(+81-(0)3-5223-8071), specifying the desired time and date of the tour.

        Telephone hours: from 8:45 am to noon and from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    ※Closed on Sundays , Mondays, National Holidays (except when a holiday falls on a Saturday,) and from December 29 to January 3

 ・Download the form and complete the list of the participants. The list must contain the information below.

  

     name (in alphabet for non-Japanese)

age (as of the day of the visit)

gender

home address (for overseas visitor, either home address or passport number)

nationality

telephone number of the leader of the participants (the number must be contactable during the office hour)

 

Make a self-addressed return envelope with sufficient postage attached.

Send by post the return envelope made above with the postage to:

Tour Office, Administrative Division, Maintenance and Works Department, Imperial Household Agency, Tokyo 100-8111, Japan.

Send the list of all applicants by e-mail to the address indicated on the format.

Application must be completed by seven days prior to the tour date.

Once the application has been accepted, no changes may be made to the date and time of the tour, the list of participants, except reducing the number of participants.

 

The free Audio Guide app.

 

 

Additional Notes

 

Tour route: (about 2.2 km, one hour on foot, paved road)

  Kikyo-mon gate (entry) => Someikan (visitor’s rest house) => Fujimi Yagura (“Mt. Fuji View” Keep) => Imperial Household Agency => East courtyard of the Imperial Palace => Seimon-tetsubashi bridge (walk across back) => East courtyard of the Imperial Palace => Yamashita-dori street => Imperial Household Agency => Kikyo-mon gate (exit)

Both preregistered visitors and those who have made walk-in registrations will participate together in the guided tour. As a general rule, visitors will not be permitted to turn back midway through the tour.

 

The following persons will not be permitted to participate in the tour or enter the Palace Grounds:

Persons who are heavily drunk and/or behave in ways deemed harmful to others

Persons deemed to potentially cause discomfort or nuisance to others

Persons accompanied by animals (excluding assistance dogs for persons with disabilities)

  Persons carrying dangerous articles such as knives, small unmanned aircraft systems, or other objects that may cause harm to other visitors

Persons deemed to cause a hindrance to the tour

 

No tours are given on the following days and times:

 ・Sundays

 ・Mondays

 ・National Holidays (except when a holiday falls on a Saturday)

 ・Afternoons from July 21 to August 31

 ・From December 28 to January 4

 ・Any day or time of the day when Imperial Court functions are scheduled or other unavoidable circumstances occur.

 

No parking space is available within the Palace Grounds.

Parking for Sightseeing-tour buses:

     Bus Parking and Rest House, Kokyo Gaien National Gardens

The National Gardens Association

    Contact: +81-(0)3-3231-5509

For visitor’s personal vehicles use parking in the vicinity.

 

Applications through travel agents or related industries are not accepted.

 

 

For further information

 

Tour Office, Administrative Division, Maintenance and Works Department, Imperial Household Agency    Phone: +81(0)3-5223-8071 (direct)

  ・Telephone hours: from 8:45 am to noon and from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

   ※Closed on Sundays , Mondays, National Holidays (except when a holiday falls on a Saturday,) and from December 29 to January 3

 

 

Updated on October 11, 2018



皇居一般参观(免费)

一般每天有两场(上午一场下午一场)

 

参观名额

  当天申请:每场300人(先到先得,每场发号)

提前预约:每场200人(每一组最多50人)

  ※未满18岁的游客必须有成人陪同。但是通过学校申请的初中生或高中生(少于10人)可以参观。

 

  上午时间 上午9点~     分发整理券(号码牌)

     上午9点30分~   开始受理

     上午10点左右    开始参观

     上午11点15分左右  结束参观

 

  下午时间 下午12点30分~ 分发整理券(号码牌)

    下午1点~    开始受理

    下午1点30分左右 开始参观

  下午2点45分左右 结束参观

 

所需携带的证件

  请务必随身携带护照等有效证件原件(护照、在留卡、驾驶证。不接受复印件。)

 

 

当天申请的流程(没有预约的游客)

 

请确保带上护照、在留卡、驾驶证等有效证件原件,在皇居桔梗门前集合。没有带证件原件的游客不能进门。

参观开始前一个小时发整理券(号码牌)、请领取每个人一张。进门请填写“参观申込书”。

 

 

提前预约的流程

 

网上预约

・从参观日的前一个月的第一天上午5点开始接受预约。

 ・请从访问信息首页的“访问申请”中选择参观日期和时间,并填写个人信息(预约后7天内登记同伴名单)。

 ・请在参观日期前4天完成预约。

 ・处理完成后,参观受理系统通知“皇室参观许可证”。

 ・收到通知后无法更改日期、时间以及访客信息(人数可减少)。

 ・网上预约已满的时候,请尝试邮件预约。

 

邮件申请

・从参观日期的前一个月的第一天开始接受预约。

・请给宫内厅参观係(+81-(0)3-5223-8071)打电话预约参观日期

・电话预约时间 上午8点45分~正午, 下午1点~下午5点

※周日、周一、节假日(周六除外)、年末年初(12月29号~1月3号)关闭

・请提前下载指定的格式并做好访客的名单。

・姓名(拼音)

・年龄(访问时的年龄)

・性别

・地址(海外游客请填写国籍和本国的地址或护照号码)

・电话号码(白天可联系的代表人电话号码)

・请准备回信信封(贴好邮票并写回信地址)。

・附上回信信封,请寄到「〒100-8111(无需地址)宮内庁参観係」。

・通过电子邮件发名单。

・在参观日期前7天完成预约。

・完成预约后,无法更改日期、时间以及访客信息(人数可减少)。

 

 

其他信息

 

参观线路(2.2公里,一个小时左右,在铺设道路上行走)

桔梗門(进门)-窓明館(休息厅)-富士見櫓-宮内庁庁舎-宮殿東庭-正門鉄橋(过桥后原路返回)-宮殿東庭-山下通り-宮内庁庁舎前-桔梗門(出门)

※讲解员带所有的游客一起参观。一旦出发了就不能返回,也不能离开参观团队。中间没有休息时间。

 

我们谢绝以下人士

・醉酒者,衣冠不整者,无行为能力或限制行为能力且无监护人陪伴者

・带宠物的人(介护犬除外)

・携带刀具、易燃易爆等危险物品、无人机的人

 

休息日

・周日

・周一

・节假日(周六除外)

・从7月21号到8月31号的下午

・从12月28号到1月4号

・因举办活动等而受影响之日

 

皇居内没有停车场

・观光巴士的停车请咨询到

(財)国民公園協会 皇居外苑 楠公駐車場 +81-(0)3-5231-5509

・开普通车辆的游客请使用皇居周围的停车场

 

我们不接受旅行社或相关行业的参观申请

 

 

咨询电话

宫内厅管理部管理课参观係 电话号码:+81-(0)3-5223-8071(直通)

・电话时间 上午8点45分~正午,下午1点~下午5点

※休息日:周日,周一,节假日(周六除外),年末年初(12月29号~1月3号)

 

宫内厅参观语音向导软件(免费)