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Japanese Emperor visits Hue
  • By Dai Duong | | March 04, 2017 01:34 PM
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Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will leave Hanoi for Hue City on March 3 during their on-going visit to Vietnam.

During their time in Hanoi, the emperor met Vietnamese leaders, former Vietnamese students who once studied in Japan and wives and offspring of Japanese war veterans who stayed in Vietnam after World War II.


Hue Royal Palace

The royal couple also visited the Museum of Biology at the Vietnam National University in Hanoi, where specimens of white goby fish and Onagadori chicken - gifts from the Japanese Royal Family - are preserved.

On March 3 afternoon, they will leave Hanoi for Hue city to visit Hue Royal Palace and the memorial to anti-colonial movement leader Phan Boi Chau.

According to Hue Royal Palace management board, the couple will see many areas of the place, including Trung Dao Bridge and Thai Hoa Palace. They will also listen to royal court music at Duyet Thi Duong Theatre.

During the stay in Hue, the royal couple will meet the Japanese community in Vietnam and JICA volunteers in Vietnam.

Some photos of Hue Royal Palace where Japanese Emperor and Empress will visit:



The road to Trung Dao Bridge



Thai Hoa Palace


Duyet Thi Duong Theatre 



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