Tokyo Imperial Palace

The Tokyo Imperial Palace is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large -like area located in the district of the of and contains several buildings including the main palace, some residences of the Imperial Family, an archive, museums and administrative offices.
Photo: Fg2, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

, also known as Chiyoda Castle, is a flatland that was built in 1457 by Ōta Dōkan. is situated 600 metres northeast of Tokyo Imperial Palace. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The is the national library of and among the largest libraries in the world. is situated 1 km southwest of Tokyo Imperial Palace. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Tourist attraction
The Ōoku refers to the women's quarters of , the section where the women connected to the reigning shōgun resided. is situated 570 metres northeast of Tokyo Imperial Palace. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Tokyo in , , is the foremost museum collecting and exhibiting modern Japanese art.This Tokyo museum is also known by the English acronym MOMAT. is situated 1 km northeast of Tokyo Imperial Palace. Photo: Kakidai, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is the enormous and wealthy capital of , and also its main city, overflowing with culture, commerce, and most of all, people. Photo: 名無し野電車区, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district of , , .

, part of the Bancho area, is an upscale residential district of , , . Photo: Syced, CC0.

Tokyo Imperial Palace

35.6839° or 35° 41' 1.9" north
139.7508° or 139° 45' 3" east
Open Location Code
19 metres (62 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 534754971
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: القصر الإمبرطوري في طوكيو
  • Arabic: قصر الإمبراطور
  • Arabic: قصر طوكيو الإمبراطوري
  • Basque: Kōkyo
  • Belarusian: Імператарскі палац Токіа
  • Belarusian: Такійскі Імпэратарскі палац
  • Catalan: Kōkyo
  • Catalan: Palau Imperial de Tòquio
  • Chinese: Hông-ku
  • Chinese: 东京皇居
  • Chinese: 日本皇居
  • Chinese: 皇居
  • Chinese: 皇居外苑
  • Croatian: Carska palača u Tokiju
  • Czech: Japonský císařský palác
  • Czech: Kókjo
  • Dutch: Japanse keizerlijke paleis
  • Dutch: Keizerlijke Paleis
  • Dutch: Kokyo
  • Egyptian Arabic: قصر طوكيو الامبراطورى
  • English: Imperial Palace
  • English: Kōkyo
  • Esperanto: Kokjo
  • Esperanto: Tokia Imperiestra Palaco
  • Finnish: Japanin keisarillinen palatsi
  • Finnish: Kokyo
  • Finnish: Kōkyo
  • French: Kokyo
  • French: Kōkyo
  • French: Palais impérial
  • French: Palais impérial de Tokyo
  • German: Kaiserlicher Palast Tokio
  • German: Kaiserpalast Tokio
  • German: Kaiserpalast Tokyo
  • German: Kaiserpalast von Tokio
  • German: Kaiserpalast von Tokyo
  • German: Kokyo
  • German: Kyujo
  • German: Kyūjō
  • German: Kōjō
  • German: Kōkyo
  • German: Tokei-jo
  • German: Tōkei-jō
  • Hebrew: ארמון הקיסרי
  • Hebrew: ארמון קוקיו
  • Hebrew: הארמון הקיסרי
  • Hebrew: הארמון הקיסרי של טוקיו
  • Indonesian: Istana Kekaisaran Tokyo
  • Italian: Kōkyo
  • Italian: Palazzo Imperiale
  • Italian: palazzo imperiale di Tokyo
  • Japanese: こうきょ
  • Japanese: 皇宮
  • Japanese: 皇居
  • Korean: 고쿄
  • Korean: 황거
  • Latin: Palatium Imperiale Tokiense
  • Lithuanian: Tokijo imperatoriškieji rūmai
  • Malay: Istana Maharaja Tokyo
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hông-ku
  • Mongolian: Токиогийн хааны ордон
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Keiserpalasset i Tokyo
  • Persian: کاخ امپراتوری توکیو
  • Persian: کاخ امپراتوری ژاپن
  • Polish: Cesarski kompleks pałacowy w Tokio
  • Polish: Pałac Cesarski w Tokio
  • Portuguese: Kokyo
  • Portuguese: Kōkyo
  • Portuguese: Palácio Imperial Japonês
  • Portuguese: Palácio Imperial de Tóquio
  • Portuguese: Palácio Imperial do Japão
  • Russian: Императорский дворец
  • Russian: Императорский дворец Токио
  • Russian: Императорский дворец в Токио
  • Slovenian: Tokijska cesarska palača
  • Spanish: Kokyo
  • Spanish: Kōkyo
  • Spanish: Palacio Imperial de Japon
  • Spanish: Palacio Imperial de Japón
  • Spanish: Palacio Imperial de Tokio
  • Spanish: Palacio imperial
  • Spanish: Palacio imperial de Tokyo
  • Sundanese: Kokyo
  • Swedish: Kejsarpalatset i Tokyo
  • Thai: Tokyo Imperial Palace
  • Thai: พระราชวังหลวงโตเกียว
  • Thai: พระราชวังอิมพีเรียล
  • Thai: พระราชวังโตเกียว
  • Turkish: Tokyo İmparatorluk Sarayı
  • Ukrainian: Резиденція Імператора Японії
  • Ukrainian: Токійський Імператорський палац
  • Ukrainian: Токійський палац
  • Urdu: جاپانی شاہی محل
  • Vietnamese: Hoàng cung Tokyo
  • Wu Chinese: 东京皇居
  • Yue Chinese: 皇居
  • Palazzo imperiale di Tokyo
  • Tokion keisarillinen palatsi

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