King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima in Tokyo
Today begins the first official tour of the Dutch king Willem-Alexander and his wife, Queen Maxima in Japan. Only in the land of the rising sun, European monarchs will stay 6 days, during which you will spend a lot of important official meetings. This afternoon they took a stroll in the flowery Oriental garden in Tokyo and visit the design Museum, before heading to a gala dinner at the Imperial Palace. There dignitaries met Emperor Akihito and his wife, Masahito.
Unlike Japanese monarchs, who ascended the throne in 1990, Willem-Alexander and maxima began their Board recently, in 2013. During the year they managed to make several tours to different countries: USA, Colombia, Italy, Austria and others. Often monarchs receive guests in residence, recently, in the Netherlands came the Spanish monarchs are king Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, with whom Willem-Alexander and maxima are very friendly.