Distinguished Guests Arrive for Imperial Enthronement Ceremony


Emperor Naruhito formally ascends to the throne in today's Sokuirei Seiden no Gi, scheduled to begin at 13:00. Attending this enthronement ceremony are numerous distinguished guests from across Japan and around the world, including heads of state and other emissaries from more than 180 countries.

Dignitaries arrive at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo for the afternoon's ceremony. 

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