Private Tour of Their Majesties


From 17th June to 18th June, HIM Emperor Akihito and HIM Empress Michiko visited Miyagi Prefecture and Yamagata Prefecture as a private tour.

On 17th June, Their Majesties visited Kitaharao District of Zao Town, Miyagi Prefecture which was reclaimed by Japanese returnees from Republic of Palau after the end of World War II.
Their Majesties visited Republic of Palau in April to comfort the souls of the war dead there commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

On 18th June, Their Majesties visited Higashine City, Yamagata Prefecture and enjoyed cherry picking. Higashine City ranks first in the production of cherry in Japan.


Photo from Asahi1 and Asahi2

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