Spanish State Visit to Japan- Day 3

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain are on a State Visit to Japan from April 4th-7th with the aim of strengthening friendly relations between Japan and Spain. They are based in Tokyo, and on April 7th, traveled by train to Shizuoka City with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. The royal couples also visited the Fugetsuro Complex. 

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain were joined by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan as they traveled on the Shinkansen Train to Shizuoka City, where they visited the center for study, awareness and prevention of natural disasters caused by seismic movements.

Later, the King and Queen, joined by the Japanese Imperial couple, visited the Fugetsuro Complex, where they saw the original clock presented by King Philip III of Spain to Governor Tokugawa Ieyasu is shown in 1611, as a token of gratitude for the rescue of the crew of the Spanish galleon sunk In Onjuku, to the north of Tokyo. The clock is guarded in the Temple Tunozan Koshogu. They also saw a traditional Japanese dance at the Sengen Jinja shrine.

Afterwards, King Felipe and Queen Letizia bid farewell to Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko in Shizouka. The was the last event of the State visit, and the King and Queen will return to Madrid.

For the final day of the State Visit, King Felipe wore a pinstriped suit with a pale green tie. Queen Letizia wore a teal skirt suit with small leaf earrings. Emperor Akihito wore a double breasted suit with a dark tie. Empress Michiko wore a black shirt with a striped jacket, twisted necklace, and a gold brooch.

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