(7) Kyuden Totei Plaza


This plaza is located in front of Chowaden Hall of the Imperial Palace. On the occasion of New Yearfs Day (January 2) and the Emperorfs Birthday (December 23), Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress and other members of the Imperial Family stand on a balcony temporarily installed outside the corridor of Chowaden Hall and receive the greetings of the people gathered in the plaza, to whom His Majesty the Emperor delivers an address.