Imperial Household Agency

Booking Service in Imperial Palace & Around

The office of the Kunaichō, the Imperial Household Agency, is inside the Imperial Palace Park, a short walk from Imadegawa Station on the Karasuma line. The Imperial Household Agency is the place to make advance reservations to see the Sentō Imperial Palace, Katsura Rikyū and Shūgaku-in Rikyū, or they can be made online on its website.

You don't need permission or to arrange tickets in advance for the Imperial Palace, just head to the main gate.