the Imperial Palace
Historical sites tour is planned around the Imperial Palace, who played key roles in the modern history from, for example, Sakuradamongai Incident (1860) up to now.
Sites related to the last days of Tokugawa regime and the Meiji Restoration, the Privy Council, the air-raid shelter where the imperial decision on ending the war was given on 14th. August 1945, old military buildings, Martial Law Headquarter (2.26 incident), etc.
All the sites might be seen and passed casually.
Hope you may understand the imperial palace has been the center of the Japan modern history through observing the actual these sites.
Date and Time : from 10:30 am on November 22, 2015 (may finish around 4 pm) No postponement for rain
Departure Point : the right pole of Daiichi Trii (the first gate)
Guide: HOSOYA Kiyoshi (Mr.) Researcher on Today’s History, Secretary General of the promoter
Guide in Japanese, and may be in English so far as time and circumstances permit.
Some Japanese and foreign participants may help in English.
Fee : JPY300 (for materials)
Application : Application by by mail to firstname.lastname@example.org is helpful. Possible to join on the day of tour
- Guide Maps will be delivered at the day.
- Lunch and drinks shall be brought by participants. Will have it in a park nearby.
- The perimeter of the palace is around 5 Km. Light sports shoes and a knapsack are recommended
*about Nippon Today’s History Researchers Society（HP：http://nipponkingendaishi.web.fc2.com/）
Pamphlet is attached hereunder: