From 25th March to 28th March, HIM Emperor Akihito and HIM Empress Michiko visited Mie Prefecture mainly to visit Ise Jingu Grand Shrine.
When the emperor visits Ise Jingu, the emperor brings the Imperial Regalia (the Sword and the Crystals) from Imperial Palace as customary.
On 26th March, Their Majesties visited the outer sanctuary and the inner sanctuary of Ise Jingu.
On 27th March, Their Majesties visited the museum introducing the transfer ceremonies of Gods of Ise Jingu held in October 2013.
On 28th March, Their Majesties wet back to Tokyo from Ujiyamada Station in Ise City, Mie Prefecture.